KIEV, July 23. /ITAR-TASS/. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has signed a bill on partial mobilization into law, the press service of the president said.
On Tuesday, the Verkhovna Rada passed the decree by 232 votes. According to the press service, the law comes into effect on the day of its adoption. This is already the third mobilization announced in Ukraine this year.
The mobilization is announced among the servicemen and reservists over the period of 45 days after the law comes into effect on the territory of Ukraine.
In line with the document, the mobilization has been announced in particular “in connection with the spread of terrorism manifestations on the territory of Ukraine, which lead to the death of civilians, servicemen and personnel of paramilitary formations and law enforcement agencies of the country in its eastern regions.”
The move, the decree says, is called upon “to ensure the state’s defense, on the basis of the Ukrainian National Security and Defense Council’s proposal.”