Tajik president signs decree on autumn conscription campaign

16/09/2015 15:26
Avaz Yuldoshev
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DUSHANBE, September 16, 2015, Asia-Plus -- Tajik President Emomali Rahmon has signed a decree on drafting young Tajiks into the country’s armed forces from October through November 2015, the Tajik president’s official website reports.    

The draft affects able-bodied male citizens in the age bracket of 18 years old to 27 years old, who are not members of the armed forces reserve.  The same decree provides for the retirement from active duty of soldiers and sergeants whose service under conscription is over.

The Ministry of Health is tasked to provide specialists from medical facilities of Dushanbe to make medical examination of conscripts for the districts subordinate to the center.

Heads of cities and districts are responsible for organization of the conscription campaign, the website says.


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