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 Foreigners allowed serving in Ukrainian Armed Forces under contract, - Presidential Administration

President Petro Poroshenko has singed a decree No 248/2016 "On approval of Regulations on military service in the Armed Forces of Ukraine by foreigners and stateless persons."

This is reported by Censor.NET citing the press service of the head of state.

"The decree is set to normalize manning of privates, sergeants, and senior officers serving under contract in the Armed Forces with foreigners and stateless persons," the message reads.

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The adoption of the decree will allow foreigners and stateless persons who haven't served in the Armed Forces of Ukraine before (and are serving in military units now) fulfilling their duty of protection of independence and territorial integrity of Ukraine voluntarily and duly.

 
 
 
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