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 Law on Special operation Forces comes into effect

The Law on amendments to some laws of Ukraine concerning Special Operation Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine has come into effect.

As reported by Censor.NET, the Law was published in Holos Ukrainy governmental newspaper on July 27.

According to the text of the document, the law comes into effect the next day after its publication, which is July 28 in this case.

Earlier, President Petro Poroshenko signed the Rada-adopted law on making amendments to some laws of Ukraine concerning Special Operation Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine No 4795 on July 26.

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The law defines the legal status and the use of Special Operations Forces in special operations independently or in conjunction with other branches of the Armed Forces of Ukraine to create favorable conditions for the success of the military, political, economic and other activities in the interests of national security in the field of national defense.

The law was developed in line with NATO standards. It is fully consistent with the tasks of Ukraine - NATO cooperation regarding the SOF creation, as well as provisions of the Strategic Defense Bulletin.

The president also decided to establish the Day of Special Operations Forces in Ukraine, which would be celebrated annually on July 29.







 
 
 
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