Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych signed a decree on the last military conscription and transition to the formation of the Armed Forces on contractual basis.The head of state said this at a meeting with women Heroes of Ukraine in Kyiv.
He emphasized that the level of Ukrainian armaments had achieved the level that required the best experts. "Today, we have such armaments and military technologies that require an extremely high professional level. The equipment is very complicated, thus army should be qualified," Yanukovych noted. According to the head of state, only those people "who are willing to have military profession" should work in the Armed Forces.