Allowing aliens to serve in the armed forces of Ukraine, the Ukrainian authorities provide cover for the departments of NATO troops in the Donbass, told in the Ministry of defence self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic.
Parliament on Tuesday adopted in the first reading the draft law on service of foreigners in the Ukrainian army. The document must undergo a second reading. In opinion of authors of legislative proposals, at the expense of foreigners, which will join the ranks of the military power, will decrease the need to mobilize the Residents of Ukraine and spending on different forms of payments present hostilities.
"The Ukrainian leadership is this legislation not only legalizes the presence of foreign PMCs (private military organizations - the Agency) in the area of the ATO, such As Academi (formerly Blackwater, which insurgents in 2007, shot civilians in Iraq). Thus, the Ukrainian side provides cover for the actions of individual branches of the regular troops of NATO in the conflict in the Donbass ", - quotes the messenger of the Ministry of defence of the Republic.
According to the Agency, the Ministry also stressed that, according to intelligence militia in Donbass already present divisions of the military might of the USA, Canada, Poland, Georgia and other foreign countries that support the military operation by Kiev against Donbass.
"Apparently, the decision was made, and among them, after a negative assessment of us military specialists professional skills of Ukrainian soldiers, left, in a publication ", - said the Agency authorized by the Ministry of defence, implying a publication published may 9 new York times.