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Government Seeks To Register Reservists As Concerns Grow About Militants In Afghanistan

January 17 2019


The government of Turkmenistan has launched an initiative to register army reservists as tensions increase on the Afghan border, reports Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty.

Conscription commissions have been instructed to register all males younger than 50 years old and assess whether they are capable of taking part in military operations, an unnamed government source told the news site on Monday.

Turkmen authorities declined to comment. No official announcement has been made about...

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