Azerbaijan, Baku /corr. Trend E.Huseynly / The cases of evasion of the military service have minimized. In 1997 nearly 40,000 men had evaded the military service, presently it would be possible to say that such cases are not observed, stated the Military Commissioner of Azerbaijan, Aliaga Huseynov, on the 25th of June.
According to him, precisely for this purpose, the calling-up age was increased to 25 years of age. The State and law-enforcement bodies of Azerbaijan do not employ men who have not successfully passed the military service assessments, Huseynov stressed. The Military Commissioner stated that discussions are not being held on transferring and the calling-up of authorities to the municipalities.