The General Staff explained the details of the project in the army
The General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine recalls that citizens can be called up for military service only on their own request.
The corresponding clarification has been published on the website of the Ministry of Defense.
“Paragraph 5 of the order of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine of 02.26.2020 determines that the appeal of Ukrainian citizens aged 18 to 19 is made at their request (by written request),” said the statement.
It should be noted that, according to the legislation, Ukrainian male citizens fit for this purpose for health reasons, aged 18 years on the day of departure to military units and the elderly who have not reached the 27 years of age and are not eligible for exemption, are called to military service. or postponement of conscription for military service, according to the report.
“The Ukrainian Minister of Defense has sent a letter to the heads of committee projects at all levels, in which it is recommended to examine the question of granting a postponement of military service to Ukrainian citizens between the ages of 18 and 19 years old, who are suitable for health reasons, “the statement said.
As indicated, the Cabinet of Ministers, in application of the presidential decree of March 23, 2020, postponed the project of Ukrainian citizens to military service from April-June 2020 to May-July 2020.
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At the same time, the number of Ukrainian citizens to draft, as well as the amount of expenditure for the project, remain unchanged.
In May-July 2020, 16,000,460 people will be called up for military service and other military formations. In particular, the ranks of the Armed Forces will join 9,000 people, the National Guard – 5,460, the State Border Guard Service – 1,300 and the State Special Transit Service – 700 Ukrainian citizens.
According to the materials: ukrinform.ru