The defense Ministry wants to increase the size of the army

Минобороны хочет увеличить численность армии

Not enough military to military units and guard arsenals

The army want to increase by 10-20 thousand people.

The Ministry of defence proposes to increase the number of Armed forces of Ukraine 10-20 thousand people. On this day, October 4, at the meeting of the Verkhovna Rada Committee on national security and defence, said Deputy defense Minister Igor Pavlovsky, UKRINFORM reported.

“Currently defined by law, the Armed forces of Ukraine is 250 thousand. To perform all the tasks of staffing combat units, even at 80-85% and protection in the arsenals of the number of staff is insufficient. Therefore, it is necessary to increase by 10-20 thousand”, – he said.

Pavlovsky added that today strengthened the protection of the warehouses at the expense of combat units.

We will remind, the Ministry of defense sought to increase funding for the security of the military warehouses and arsenals by 13%.

In addition, for the protection of warehouses of the Ukrainian army want to encourage reserve officers.