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Ukrainian President to Sign Decree on New Wave of Mobilization on Jan. 14

Sputnik News

22:38 13.01.2015(updated 22:54 13.01.2015)

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko stated that he will sign a decree on the next wave of mobilization.

KIEV, January 13 (Sputnik) – Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Tuesday he will sign a decree, authorizing a new wave of mobilization in the crisis-hit country on January 14, according to a post on his official website.

'Tomorrow, I will sign a decree on the next wave of mobilization. I am certain that the Ukrainian people will support this decision and the mobilization will be carried out successfully,' Poroshenko said.

According to the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, the mobilization is expected to begin on January 20, and will be held in three stages. Ukraine plans to bolster its military by calling up some 50,000 people during the new wave of mobilization.


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