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Compulsory military draft will remain in place in Ukraine, while the relevant legislation will be amended, says a newly-elected MP from the Servant of the People party, Anna Kovalenko.

"We retain a mixed system in the army for a number of reasons, but we will be amending the laws 'On military duty and military service' and 'On alternative service'; we are preparing systemic changes regarding the manning of territorial defense battalions, the mobilization system, and the public reserve," Kovalenko told LB.ua.

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As reported earlier, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, Ruslan Khomchak, said that in the coming years, a mixed system of signing new troops for the Army would be preserved in Ukraine.