Poltorak: the front now has no or mobilized conscripts

The Minister of defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak said that neither mobilized nor conscripts do not perform the tasks in the ATO area.

«Today on the line of collision in the area of ATO no and mobilized a single soldier of urgent service. There are only those people who decided for themselves that they are not have more important things to do than to protect their country,» he said on Friday January 27 in Kyiv during the presentation of the book «Dobrobiti. The story of the heroism of the battalion, which saved the country», reports «Interfax-Ukraine».

Poltorak also said that since the beginning of carrying out anti-terrorist operation tasks the operation was performed 40 thousand volunteers.

In turn, the Chairman of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Andriy paruby said that the volunteers at the front «changed the psychology of this war.»

«People who were ready for battle and were willing to give their lives for Ukraine… we were able to stop them and to go to the offensive, pushing them practically to the borders of the Russian Federation», — he stressed.

NSDC Secretary Oleksandr Turchynov said that the volunteer battalions, together with the national guard battalions and units of the Armed forces «demonstrated that Ukraine can defend itself, even when no cartridge us partners are not allowed to».

«Volunteers-heroes gave us the opportunity to buy time and create a real army, fighting the National guard, the military-industrial complex and to show that Ukraine was, is and will be,» he said.

Recall that in November 2016, as Ukraine had completed the demobilization of the 6-th wave. «I, as President and commander in chief. you can inform the Ukrainian people that henceforth no one mobilized on the front, in the area of ATO no. And the Armed forces of Ukraine should be fully secured by the volunteers, soldiers-contract employees, well trained, motivated, trained and secured,» — said the President Petro Poroshenko.

Poltorak: the front now has no or mobilized conscripts 28.01.2017

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