The head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed a Law that gives the opportunity to serve on a minimum contract of six months, not 3 years, like it did before.
"the Manager has signed the Law" On introducing changes to the Law of Ukraine "On military duty and military service" concerning details of military service under the contract ", which gives the opportunity to serve under a contract six months, " - said the press service of the Ukrainian President, reports news Agency.
The law establishes a specific term of military service under the contract during the term of the special period, in the event of a crisis situation threatening public security, the announcement of the decision On the mobilization and introduction of martial law. The circular specifies six months of service for " soldiers immediate service and soldiers of the military service on mobilization, who served during the special period More than eleven months, persons dismissed from military service during the special period that are accepted for military service under the contract in the period since the announcement of mobilization until the introduction of martial law or the announcement of the decision On demobilization ". Authorities hope the Law will give the opportunity to increase in the Ukrainian army the number of soldiers under contract with combat experience in the Armed forces of Ukraine and other military formations. The draft law reduces the minimum period of service under the contract in the army, October 6, adopted by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. On the same day Parliament adopted a Law that allows foreigners to serve under the contract in Armed forces of Ukraine.