About 100 contract foreign soldiers serve in Armed Forces of Ukraine

About 100 contract foreign soldiers serve in Armed Forces of Ukraine

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No more than 100 contract foreign soldiers serve in the Armed Forces of Ukraine now.

Acting Head of the Main Personnel Directorate - Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Major-General Volodymyr Talalai said this at the briefing on Tuesday, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

"Less than 100 people serve as contract foreign soldiers now," Talalai said.

He added that foreigners were not called up for compulsory military service pursuant to the laws of Ukraine.

 “Foreigners and persons without citizenship are not called up for compulsory military service. This category of people can make a contract only,” he added.

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