The General staff rejected the seventh wave of mobilization — Poltorak

The General staff of the Ukrainian Armed forces to withdraw from the next wave of partial mobilization due to the growth in the number of contractors and the formation of the operational reserve of the first stage. This was announced by the Minister of defence of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak during a meeting of the Committee for the reform of the defense Ministry in Kiev, reports UNIAN.

«We have ensured the stable growth trend in the number of servicemen of military service under the contract. The average monthly number of contract servicemen increased by 6 thousand people. Currently, their number amounts to 43 thousand 509 people. The General staff predicts that by the end of 2016 to engage in military service under the contract, about 20 thousand people», — he said.

Poltorak also noted that in Ukraine established the operational reserve of the first stage – more than 83 thousand people.

«It allowed to refuse the next stage of the partial mobilization and, in principle, have to complete the dismissal of the 5th wave of mobilization», — said the Poltorak.

The head of the national security Council Alexander Turchinov said that in the case of a sharp aggravation of the situation in the Donbass mobilization will be introduced immediately.




The General staff rejected the seventh wave of mobilization — Poltorak 06.08.2016

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