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Ex-conscripts to be called back for training

Published torsdag 11 december 2014 kl 15.40
Soldater i Livgardet. Foto: Pontus Lundahl/TT.
Previously all Swedes who had done military service were regularlly called back to maintain their training. Photo: Pontus Lundahl/TT.

Because of the worsening security situation people who have done milliary service may be called back for refresher courses.

Compulsory service was stopped by the previous government, but the transition to a professional force has been harder than expected, and the military is understaffed.

The new decision will affect up to 7,500 people who participated in military service after 2004. The Swedish Armed Forces say they may start to enforce the recall at the end of next year.

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