Sports: Armenia government exempts 6 national squad footballers from compulsory military service

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Armenia government exempts 6 national squad footballers from compulsory military service Armenia government exempts 6 national squad footballers from compulsory military service

13:09, 29.03.2019
                  

YEREVAN. – At its Cabinet meeting on Friday, the Government of Armenia has decided to exempt from compulsory military service six citizens who play in the national football team.

They are Karen Israelyan, Ashot Sardaryan, Sarkis Baloyan, Norair Mamedov-Aslanyan, Vardan Poghosyan, and Gegham Kadymyan.  

Since these footballers turn 27 years old in 2019, they could no longer be granted military deferment.

As per the respective government decision, as a result, a need arose to exempt them from compulsory military service.

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