Donetsk, Sep 30 – DAN. The Parliament of South Ossetia chairman Anatoly Bibilov arrived in Donetsk today to monitor the upcoming primaries.

"The aim of my visit is to monitor the primaries. It the right step for DPR, leading to assertion and development of human rights stipulated in international documents," he said addressing the members of DPR People’s Council.

The first round of the primaries is to be held in Donetsk on October 2.

The primaries, that are preliminary in nature, are aimed just at exploring public opinion and held before anticipated local elections in Donbass, are in compliance with Minsk Agreements. The vote is being organized in line with OSCE standards. Official representatives of the candidates alongside international observers from OSCE/ODIHR and other foreign and international organizations are free to monitor the DPR primaries.

The Interim Voting Commission is also authorized to invite representatives of Ukrainian, Russian and EU political parties.