The General staff explained the extension of conscription

Генштаб объяснил продление сроков призыва в армию

Autumn conscription was extended for a month

Conscription was extended because of the need to equip the National guard and the border service.

The decree of the President of Petro Poroshenko on the extension of the autumn conscription due to the increase in the number of recruits for manning the National guard and the State border service. This was reported in the General staff of VSU on Tuesday, September 11.

So, according to the decree on amendments to the decree of the President February 15, 2018 No. 33 of dismissal in the reserve of soldiers of urgent service, a date of the next appeals and the regular appeals of citizens of Ukraine for military service in 2018, provides for the extension of the term of conscription of citizens of Ukraine on conscription military service in the month of December.

“For the purpose of rational distribution of the burden is therefore on recruiting and the military-medical Commission, extension of enlistment appeal will allow the committees more efficiently conduct the event study, a medical examination, selection and appointment of recruits to the teams above military formations”, – said the General staff.

Note the spring under the call were 15 190 people. And last fall the army called for about 10,500 people.

As reported, Poroshenko instructed to raise the salaries of the military by at least 30% from 2019.


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