"The main thing that all of us - pass gradually to a contract basis of formation of our Armed forces. It is possible to note that combat readiness in army increased a little, thoughtless reduction of number of Armed forces" is complete.
The Minister of Defence of Ukraine reported on July 17 about it, answering a question relatively the main achievements during the tenure of head of the military of department.
As Yury Ekhanurov, noted further possible reduction of only those divisions which functionally armies aren't necessary.
- And about officers reduction out of the question, after all officers are a basis of Armed forces, - he noted.
The head of domestic defensive department noticed that the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine tensely works at a present stage with the purpose in the conditions of a lack of money to perform the put tasks.
- There are tasks which concern protection of the country, and Armed forces them solve. But, usually, we seriously lag behind that to the schedule which was planned, and very much it would be desirable that in this plan work changed to the best, - Yury Ekhanurov emphasized.