Ukraine opens global recruitment program for Ghanaians, others willing to join fight against Russia

The ongoing feud between Russia and Ukraine is not ending anytime soon as they keep striking each other.

A statement released on Sunday, February 27, 2024 had the President of Ukraine Volodymr Zelensky accusing Russia of killing civilians.

“All citizens of the world, friends of Ukraine, peace and democracy,” Mr Zelensky said. “Anyone who wants to join the defence of Ukraine, Europe and the world can come and fight side by side with the Ukrainians against the Russian war criminals.”

The statement indicated that anyone who wishes to join Ukraine to fight Russia should contact the Defense Attache of the Embassy in their countries.

 

Ukraine, in the statement, noted military regulations that acknowledged the right of foreigners to join its Armed Forces for military service under contract on a voluntary basis.

 

“According to Regulation on Military Service in the Armed Forces of Ukraine by citizens of their countries and stateless persons approved by Decree of the President of Ukraine # 248 of June 10, 2016, foreigners have the right to join the Armed Forces of Ukraine for military service under Contract of a voluntary basis to be included in the Territorial Defense Forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine,” the statement said.