A reduction in the time military service with a half to one year in Belarus is no longer seen.
The journalists on May 20 in Minsk by the head of the main organizational and mobilization council — Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces Sergei Kupryk.
A reduction in the life of the discussion during the years on the initiative of the Ministry of Defence.
Kupryk said the military concluded that to gain knowledge and skills of the military and a half years — this is the best time.
Increase the time of military service to two years Nor will they say representatives of the Ministry of Defence, BelaPAN.
According to the law "On Military Duty and Military Service" for civilians performing military service by conscription, the following periods of military service:
- who do not have higher education to 18 months;
- who has a college degree — 12 months;
- who has been trained by the military departments or faculties of the program for junior commanders — 6 months.