Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, August 31 / Trend H. Hasanov /
Turkmen President Gurbanguly Berdimuhammedov signed a decree scheduling the next army draft today.
According to the decree, 18-year-old boys will be drafted for military service from October to December. Older citizens who are ineligible to postpone their service further will be also drafted.
According to Turkmenistan's military doctrine, the country observes neutrality and is not a member of any military or political blocs.