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Amman opts to resume military conscription
By Agence France Presse (AFP)
Thursday, March 08, 2007
Jordan has decided to resume limited military conscription for men and women, eight years after it was suspended, the state-run Petra news agency reported on Wednesday. The government endorsed a bill at a weekly Cabinet meeting late Tuesday to restore conscription from this year for 18-year-olds lasting for a three-month period.
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