The legalization of documents of the so-called “DNR” and “LNR” caused by humanitarian considerations and does not violate international law. This was stated press Secretary of President Dmitry Peskov, reports “Rain”.
According to him, Putin’s decree will make people’s lives easier, not having possibility to issue or renew a passport.
“This decree did not violate international law. It is a de jure alignment situation. Because for humanitarian reasons it should be done. Hundreds of thousands of people are not able to issue passports, renew passports,” — said Peskov.
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He added that Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the recognition of passports of the inhabitants of “DNR” and “LNR”, for humanitarian reasons.
We will remind, on February 18, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a decree on the recognition in Russia of the documentsissued to citizens of Ukraine and stateless persons residing in the occupied territories of Donetsk and Lugansk regions of Ukraine.
In turn, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko called Putin’s decree on the recognition of passports and other documents of the so-called “DNR” and “LNR” violate international law and evidence of occupation of this part of Ukraine.