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Defense Ministry Proposes New Draft Guidelines

July 08 2022


The Latvian Ministry of Defense has unveiled a new plan for mandatory military service for citizens, reports the Latvian News Agency.

Under the proposal, Latvian citizens living abroad would be required to perform national service in the military or other state agencies. Should sufficient funding be provided, women would also be subject to a service requirement, the ministry said.

Women will continue to be able to volunteer for military service.

Plans call for implementing State...

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