BREAKING: Syrian government removes law exempting 42 year old men and above from conscription

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November 9, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

DAMASCUS, Syria – The Syrian Parliament has approved a new law which removes exemption for mandatory conscription to 42 year old men and older.

The only way to avoid conscription is by paying $8,000.

This would prove difficult for the average working man as with the difficult economic situation because of the war, the average monthly wage is around $150 a month.

The law also allows for the confiscation of property if no military service or payment is received.

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