But the government's spokesman, Benjamin Grivo, has confirmed that Macron's plan is for compulsory military service
and the president has not given up on his idea.
Jordan dropped compulsory military service
in 1994 while Lebanon cancelled it in 2007.
In March, a draft law to implement compulsory military service
fired the passions of Iraqis whose government forces and militias are currently engaged in the fight against Daesh.
RIGA -- The return to compulsory military service
in Latvia will entail high costs and the opinion of professionals must be taken into account when considering the idea, representatives of the ruling coalition parties told LETA.
A transgender teenager has been jailed for refusing to carry out compulsory military service
He said in a televised interview tonight, "that the Constitution did no mention the compulsory military service
, but said the / Flag Service /," pointing out that "the launch of the Mandatory Service Law at the current phase is to cover up the National Guard Law.
Somehow my observation in Canada, where there is no natural or immediate enemy, and therefore no need for compulsory military service
, the approach might be completely different, as well as associated expectations.
For instance, Turkish citizens, indoctrinated with the ultra-nationalistic ideology, will only rarely question why the sons of poor families usually fulfill their compulsory military service
in conflict-ridden areas such as the Southeast, while others with a more privileged family status will serve in the relatively peaceful western parts of the country.
John Murray, of Honley, enjoys some grub during |his National Service while Prince Harry (right inset) has called for the return of the compulsory military service
Sobotka said the move would not amount to the reintroduction of compulsory military service
, but would be a precaution.
During wartime, we require those who seek exemption from compulsory military service
to serve our community as conscientious objector civilians.
Israel is hoping that fighting between the Nusra Front, ISIS and similar takfiri groups on the one hand and Hezbollah on the other will ignite a latent militancy in the Palestinian camps in Lebanon and among Syrian refugees, many of whom completed compulsory military service
and have military training.
Most Israeli men perform three years of compulsory military service
after school, and women two years, followed by regular spells of reserve duty for years afterwards.
The report added: "CSF conscripts, many of whom are impoverished and illiterate get rejected by the army, and serve their three years of compulsory military service
in this force instead.
Around 15,000-16,000 young Tajik men aged 18-27 are annually called up for compulsory military service