In the Ukrainian army will be 70% of contract

The number of contract servicemen in the Armed Forces of Ukraine will gradually increase to 70 per cent of the privates, sergeants and ratings. About it today, 16 February, at the press conference said the representative of the Ministry of defence of Ukraine Victoria Kushnir, reports UKRINFORM.

«The proportion of contract servicemen in the Armed Forces of Ukraine is planned to increase gradually to 70% of the population, non-commissioned officers and ratings. Priority will be given to staffing the posts of Junior commanders of military posts in crew composition and calculation, as well as other positions that determine the combat ability of units,» — said Kushnir.

According to her, the set continues to contract service, and today the number of members wishing to contract with the APU, is more than 7 thousand 300 people.

The defense Ministry informed that the conscripts and in the future will be equipped with non-combat troops and support units of the combat parts of the composition.

Earlier, the Minister of defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak called populist appeals to abolish conscription and switch to a contract army.

But the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko notes that in the further formation of the Ukrainian troops should take place primarily on contractual basis.




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