The head of the MIA of Ukraine Arsen Avakov assured that the Ukrainian Army should be " at the present time and immediately translate to a contract, and promised to refer the matter to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko.
"The army should at the present time and immediately translate on a professional contract basis, reducing the number of troops and increasing real wages by qualified military and their security. Order, readiness and motivation of hitting any number, – wrote Avakov on his own Facebook.
The interior Minister of Ukraine believes that this approach has a future. Avakov wrote that wish to treat an initiative on the implementation of this approach to the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko." We are not rich enough, so as not to have a professional army, " – Avakov stressed. Remember, October 14, 2013, signed the decree of the President of Ukraine, According to which From 1 January 2014, the call for military service in armed forces of the country was suspended, a further acquisition was obliged to be done only on a contract basis. However, on may 1, 2014 the call was reconstructed. On July 22 it was announced that exploration DNR intercepted documents evidencing training in Ukraine unplanned, seventh wave of mobilization. Remember, in June Ukraine began the sixth wave of mobilization. Only the Ukrainian authorities intend in 2015 to call for service in the Army of 100-150 thousand People. March 25, the head Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree on increasing the size of the army up to 250 thousand People. The head of the defense Ministry of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak has not excluded if necessary the seventh wave of mobilization. Since mid-April last year, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine "special operation" to suppress the protest movement in the Donbass. Refers to a large number of dead and wounded among the civilian population and the destruction of houses and infrastructure. According to the summary data of the UN, the victims of the conflict began more than 6, 4 thousand People. With fifteen February, the parties to the conflict in the Donbass declared a truce in Minsk after almost 16 hours of negotiations. However, despite the control system of the ceasefire, for the last time period shelling in Eastern Ukraine again became frequent.