The law allowing foreigners and stateless persons take place under the contract service in the armed forces of Ukraine entered into force.
The law "On foreigners passing military service in armed forces of Ukraine" (APU) was posted on eleven November, according to the document, he " begins to act on the next day after the announcement ", that is, on 12 November, BelTA news Agency.
the explanatory note says that the Law was adopted to " increase the combat ability of the APU and reduction of human and financial resources of the Ukraine, which are the result of hostilities in the East of Ukraine ". Ukrainian MPs also believe that " after obtaining foreign legal opportunities to serve in the armed forces the country will receive several good, experienced and motivated offices, the total number up to the thousands." The bill also reported that foreigners Ukraine will be able to minimize the need to mobilize citizens of Ukraine and " reduce spending on various forms of payments present hostilities, the disabled, the bereaved families ". Remember, 3 November, the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed a Law allowing foreigners and stateless persons take place under the contract service in the armed forces of Ukraine. In addition, the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine in first reading adopted a draft law easing citizenship to foreigners serving in the Ukrainian army.