The extension of the autumn conscription due to the increase in the number of recruits for manning the National guard and the State border service. This was reported in the General staff of the armed forces.
“Amendments to the decree of the President of Ukraine of February 15, 2018 No. 33 “About transfer to the reserve of soldiers of urgent service, a date of the next appeals and the regular appeals of citizens of Ukraine for military service in 2018,” provides for the extension of the term of conscription of citizens of Ukraine on conscription military service up to the month of December of the current year, due primarily to the increase in the number of recruits for manning the troops (forces) of the National guard of Ukraine and the State border service of Ukraine”, – stated in the message.
The General staff noted that the extension of the term of the call will allow enlistment commissions more efficiently carry out a medical examination, selection and allotment of recruits to the teams above military units.
Recall that in the decree of the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko about the terms of transfer to the reserve of conscripts and the timing of appeals in 2018 September 10 was amended, in particular, article 2 of the decree of 15 February 2018. Under the new terms, the autumn appeal of citizens of Ukraine on conscription military service will be extended to December 2018 instead of November specified in the original version.
The autumn appeal begins on 1 October.