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In Brief: GOVT passes army draft regulations

In Brief: GOVT passes army draft regulations

The Council of Ministers took another step towards implementing its law on military conscription Friday, approving a sub-decree laying out procedures for the registration of men ages 18 to 30 as military conscripts. Phay Siphan, spokesman for the Council of Ministers, said the sub-decree would help “defend our land and develop our nation”. Ros Chhorm, deputy secretary general of the Ministry of Defence, said conscription had already been approved, but that the sub-decree would help streamline the process.

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