: Poroshenko to sign decree on demobilization of fifth wave's military

14:37 Jun. 16, 2016

Poroshenko to sign decree on demobilization of fifth wave's military

Ukrainian marines prepare to train in urban warfare techniques of the 'Rapid Trident' bilateral military exercises. (Getty Images)

The fourth wave of the mobilization started in January of 2015 and lasted about three months

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko is ready to sign a decree on demobilization of servicemen conscripted during the fifth wave of partial mobilization, head of the press center of the Anti-Terrorist Operation (ATO) headquarters, Colonel Oleksandr Motuzianyk said at a briefing on Thursday, according to an UNIAN correspondent.

Watch also Ukraine's president signs demobilization decree

"The President of Ukraine is ready to sign a decree on the demobilization of soldiers conscripted during the fifth wave of partial mobilization," he said.

As UNIAN reported earlier, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko tasked the military with drawing up a general mobilization plan and a plan for the operation under martial law in case Russia goes on a full-scale offensive. 

Reporting by UNIAN

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