Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine does not plan to change the conscription age to military service 19:23

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine does not plan to make any changes to the currently established mobilization age for the ranks of the Armed Forces (AFU). Fyodor Venislavsky, a member of the parliament’s committee on national security, defense and intelligence, said this in an interview with RBC Ukraine.

According to Venislavsky, despite such proposals, it is not planned to reduce the mobilization age from 60 to 50 and the upper military service limit from 25 to 20.

So, on June 18, Verkhovna Rada deputy Roman Lozinsky statedUkraine needs to lower the mobilization age. According to him, lowering the conscription age from 27 to 25 is not the last thing to do; Despite the lack of support in society, this age needs to be lowered even further. The MP explained his proposal by “continuing his own struggle for existence”.

On the same day, battalion commander of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Alexander Yurin reportedThe average age of his subordinates is about 50, with the oldest being 59, he said. He said many fighters experience health problems when they have to move to a position several kilometers away in addition to carrying ammunition and water. .

Previously in Ukraine appreciated The speed of mobilization in the country.

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Source: Gazeta

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