Armed forces of Ukraine can be transferred to a contract form of service since 2009. It was declared by the prime minister - the minister of Ukraine Yulia Timoshenko on a press - conferences, the correspondent of RBC - Ukraine reports. According to her, now in the Verkhovna Rada there are three bills on army reforming. "If they are проголосованы, since 2009 the army will be able already to become completely contract", - she noted.
Yu. Tymoshenko also reported that bills provided sufficient financing of army. "Those 23 thousand people which are gained every season in army, we will be able to replace with contract employees", - she told, having noted that doesn't see alternative of contract army.