The Minister of defence of Georgia has promised to return to conscription


Ministry of defense of Georgia will resume mandatory military conscription in a new form. About this stated the head of the Georgian defense Ministry Levan Izoria, the “Georgia Online”. According to him, “the recruits will complete basic training and emerge as full-fledged soldiers”, their salaries will increase up to gel 50, and they will be able to use the output.

“The updated military compulsory service will provide economical cost, professional support component of the system of conscription and training of more staff for reserve and contact military service”, — said Izoria.

Mandatory military conscription in Georgia was suspended in June 2016 by the order of the previous defense Minister Tinatin Khidasheli, the signatories to bypass Parliament.

Khidasheli noted that abandoning be sure to call the Georgian army will be able to fully move to a contract service.

From 1 August Khidasheli was released from the post of Minister, in its place, a decree of the Prime Minister, George Kvirikashvili, was appointed Izoria, who earlier held the post of Deputy head of the state security Service of Georgia.

In October, Georgia held parliamentary elections, which the ruling party of Georgia “Georgian dream” won a constitutional majority in Parliament (115 seats out of 150). According to the current edition of the Georgian Constitution, the majority has the right to propose a candidate Prime Minister and form the Cabinet.

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