Sakartvelo expects for 6,600 recruits
According to information published by the Ministry of Regional Development and Infrastructure of Georgia, this year 6,600 recruits will be called up for compulsory military service in the country. As reported by the "Georgia-News" referring to the press service of the department, on the eve the fall draft to the military service was started in accordance with presidential decree.
"During the fall draft there will be called up 6,600 recruits, who fully supply a request from the Ministry of Corrections, Probation and Legal Aid, Interior and Defense Ministries" - noted in the press-service.
According to the agency, which coordinates the recruitment, this year, citizens from 18 to 27 years registered at military books, and who has no eligible for a deferment or exemption from military service, will be called up in Georgian army.
Department recalled, that during the spring draft in 2011 in Georgian army, there had been recruited 5000 men.