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Reports suggest the Germany could end conscription (02.06.2010)

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Media reports in Germany suggest the government is considering a big reduction in the size of the military as part of a drive to cut public spending. It's also thinking about ending compulsory military service in what could be the biggest shake-up of the Bundeswehr in years. The proposals come as ministers look at ways of cutting spending by 10 Bbillion euros a year to reduce the budget deficit.

  • Date 02.06.2010
  • Author Janine Rabe