Ukrainian president signs decree on general mobilisation of population -Interfax

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy speaks at a news briefing in Kyiv , Ukraine, February 24, 2022. Ukrainian Presidential Press Service/Handout via REUTERS

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Feb 24 (Reuters) - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy has signed a decree on the general mobilisation of the population in the wake of Russia's invasion, the Interfax Ukraine news agency said on Thursday.

Citing a decree on the presidential website, the agency said the mobilisation would be carried out within 90 days of the decree coming into force.

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Reporting by David Ljunggren Editing by Chris Reese

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