Poroshenko: I do not plan seventh wave of mobilization

Source : 112 Ukraine

He stated this at meeting of Regional Development Council
15:13, 11 October 2016

112 Agency

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has no plans to soon announce a new wave of mobilization. He stated this at a meeting of the Regional Development Council, which was broadcast by 112 Ukraine TV Channel.

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"As commander in chief, I have no plans yet to announce the seventh mobilization wave. We will not take workers away from industrial enterprises. Today we understand that the protection and defense of the state is an extremely important task, but lifting the economy is also very important", said Poroshenko.

The sixth wave of mobilization in Ukraine began on June 19, 2015 and was completed on August 17 of the same year. The military didn’t disclose the exact number of mobilized soldiers.

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko has signed a decree on demobilization of servicemen of the 6th wave on September 26.

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