Member of Parliamentary Security: The state may be unable to enforce conscription
10:38 - 20/08/2019
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confirmed to the Security and Defense Committee member of the parliamentary Ammar Tohme, Tuesday, that the state may not be able to apply conscription law if passed, while noting that it isbinding on all provinces , including Kurdistan region of [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] .
Tohma said in a statement reported by the newspaper "Asharq Al-Awsat" and saw it (information), that "the idea of serving science is contained in the Constitution, but we tend to be recruiting young people in the army is voluntary and not mandatory, and the idea is still in the process of discussions."
"The mandatory formula alienates young people and the state may not be able to implement it, but going to non-binding enlistment in the military, with real incentives for young people, such as priority work and study later, may contribute seriously to the implementation of the idea and its success."
Tohma said that “the previous experience of conscription has devoted a real fear among young people to join the army, because they heard about their parents how they spent many years in the army and wars without point,” stressing that “the law of recruitment is binding on the Kurdistan region in the event of legislation, as a federal and has State over all Iraqi provinces. ” Done / 25