Defense Council approves the draft law of compulsory service

2502 2016

Sadik Defense Council, on Thursday, February 25, on the draft law of compulsory service, in order to be submitted to the State Council for examination.

The Defense Ministry said in a statement received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of the "Defense Council endorsed the fifth in its session, which was held at the headquarters of the Defense Ministry, today, on the draft of the compulsory service law [flag] service, in order to be submitted to the State Council for examination, The turn brought to the presidencies of the Council of Ministers and the House of Representatives for approval.

The statement noted that "the vote on the law is in line with the requirements phase of political and military circumstances in the country, for the purpose of achieving national objectives contained in this law."

It is noteworthy that the issue of re-mandatory service subject of controversy between the blocs and political parties. Some believe that the security situation is not suitable to enact the law, while others believe that it is possible legislation.

The compulsory military service system has been canceled after the fall of the former regime in 2003.

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