The new military doctrine of Ukraine defines that the main tasks of the military policy of Kiev in the near future are the resolution of the conflict in Donbas, the elimination of illegal Armed groups and restoration observations on the border.
the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko on Thursday signed a decree on the new military doctrine of the country, according to which "actual military danger" to Russia Ukraine carries.
"Based on the principles of domestic and foreign policy, given the nature of current threats to state security the main tasks of the military policy of Ukraine in the near future and in the medium term are: localization and neutralization in the shortest possible time the military and political fall in the Eastern regions of Ukraine, preventing it from becoming a large-scale armed aggression, elimination is not provided by the legislative acts of Armed groups and restoring full surveillance over the state border of Ukraine ", - reported in the document.
One of the goals for the near future are the integration of volunteer forces who took a direct part in hostilities in the East of the country, the military power of Ukraine, the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine, National guard of Ukraine, the reform of the army in order to "achieve operational and technical interoperability with the armed forces of countries - members of NATO," improving the system of mobilization preparation and development of required number of trained military reserve.
The Ukrainian army in the near future will be equipped by a mixed principle, with a gradual increase in the number of contract soldiers from combat units. It is also envisaged that the Soldiers immediate service will not be involved in hostilities.
The Ukrainian authorities in April of last year began military action against the self-proclaimed LNR and DND. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began almost 7, 9 thousand people. The question of resolving the situation in Donbass is discussed, as well as Among them, during meetings in Minsk the contact group, which since September of last year already took 3 of the document, regulating the steps to de-escalate the conflict.