The corresponding bill is now being carefully studied by members of parliamentary factions and the Verkhovna Rada Committee on National Security, Defense and Intelligence.
There must be a clear, balanced state policy in Ukraine , how to ensure victory in this war, how to defend independence and statehood.
Speaker of the Verkhovna Rada Ruslan Stefanchuk announced this.
“Of course, there will be discussions. As you can see, some issues are already causing a certain discourse in society. But we must clearly understand one thing for ourselves – only unity can win a war Ukrainians. There cannot be citizens of Ukraine who are deeply worried about the future of Ukraine, holding out coffee in Vienna And in the end, they must understand – yes, these are tough measures, but, believe me, it is impossible to win this war with videos with the dog Patron,” Stefanchuk said .
He added that the relevant bill is now being carefully studied by members of parliamentary factions and the Verkhovna Rada Committee on National Security, Defense and Intelligence.
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The speaker assured that the approval of the comprehensive bill improving the mobilization procedure is a priority for parliament.
He also added that when considering the document, the Verkhovna Rada will listen to the position of the military and the Cabinet of Ministers.
At the same time, the speaker expects large discussions when considering the bill at the committee level.
What about the law on mobilization
Late in the evening of December 25, two bills with new mobilization rules, grounds for dismissal from service and increased responsibility for military offenses.
LB.ua has already analyzed the draft of the basic project when a working group worked with it, which included representatives of the General Staff, the Ministry of Defense, the parliamentary committee on national security and defense, as well as various factions.
The registered document provides for the possibility of voluntarily resigning after 36 months of continuous service, reduces the conscription age from 27 to 25 years, abolishes conscription and introduces compulsory basic military training from 18 years of age. Distribution of summons by email and significant restrictions on the rights of men who left Ukraine if they refuse to register with consular offices.
What mobilization will look like in a new way, in particular, about electronic summonses and the responsibility of evaders, read the material LB.ua.
- < p >The Verkhovna Rada plans to consider the bill on mobilization on January 10, 2024.
At a press conference on December 19, President Zelensky said that the military approached him at Headquarters, and they offered to mobilize about 500,000 people.
Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine Valery Zaluzhny explained that the military command did not provide a request with specific figures regarding the number of people needed for mobilization. The figure from 400 to 500 thousand was formed taking into account current needs and the needs for 2024.
Previously, Zaluzhny also said that mobilization should be returned to the previous level. He noted that now this is a problem for the guys fighting on the front line, who must be replaced by someone.
According to Ukrayinska Pravda, deputies of the Servant of the People faction were advised to avoid commenting on the bill on mobilization and military registration, and to send them to the military.li>
- Earlier, commenting on Zaluzhny’s article in The Economist magazine, the Office of President Zelensky said that the central administration “should not make public what is happening at the front.” The United States described the article by the Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of Ukraine as one of the important arguments confirming the urgent need for further support for Ukraine.