Prime Minister of
Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk has
instructed Defence Minister of Ukraine Stepan Poltorak "to start estimation
as to Ukraine's transition to a classic professional army and modeling of a new
training system and a new system of Ukrainian military mobilization." The
Head of Government stated this during his working visit to Kharkiv
on Friday, 31 July.
Arseniy Yatsenyuk noted that the Government had taken the path of
"extremely professional enrolment of new police officers": "This
means education, training, uniform, new approaches. That is the new policy."
"I deem that
the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine must follow the same way as the law
enforcement agencies. The
country also needs a professional and qualitative army," the Prime