November 17 2010
Germany will likely draft its last conscripts next summer, Defense News reports.
Delegates of the ruling Christian Democratic Union (CDU) have approved a motion to end the draft.
The CDU, the dominant force in the coalition, was the final party in the government to vote against conscription. All opposition parties have also come out in opposition to maintaining conscription.
The draft will remain part of Germany's basic law and could be reintroduced in the future.
Please log in to continue reading.
Not yet a subscriber? Take a free trial.
Military Periscope gives you easy-to-use, integrated, open-source intelligence on…
Try Military Periscope free for seven days
Military Periscope FEDLINK information
Service ID: UC Contract Number: LCFDL19D0065
Military Periscope is a product of GovExec.
600 New Hampshire Ave., Suite 510,
Washington DC, 20037, USA.
©Military Periscope 2023
All rights reserved. Redistribution of the content is prohibited without prior consent of Military Periscope.