Turkmen president signs decree on military call up
Turkmenistan, Ashgabat, March 21 / Trend H. Hasanov /
The Turkmen President Berdimuhamedov has signed a decree transferring other military units serving by conscription to the reserves and to draft Turkmen citizens eligible for military service in accordance with the constitution and the law under 'Military duty and Military Service'.
Since this decree was published, it is planned to reserve other units of Turkmen military serving by subscription and those who served the set term, as well as to draft 18-year Turkmen citizens and older citizens, not eligible for a deferment in April-June 2012.
According to the decree, the Minister of National Security, head of the State Border Service, head of the Security Service, Defence Minister, Interior Minister and Chairman of the State Migration Service should reserve military personnel who have served the set term, in a solemn ceremony and according to plans made, encourage excellent military standards.