Conscription in Serbia

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As of 1 January, 2011, Serbia no longer practises mandatory military service. Prior to this, mandatory military service lasted 6 months for men. Conscientious objectors could however opt for 9 months of civil service instead.

On 15 December, 2010, the National Assembly voted to suspend mandatory military service. The decision fully came into force on January 1, 2011.[1]

From December 10 to 17, 2016, sociologist Srećko Mihailović conducted a nationwide survey with a sample size of 1,200 adults on whether Serbia should return conscription, with the results being that 75% of respondents supported a return of conscription in Serbia.[2]

In August 2018 President Aleksandar Vučić said the country was considering the idea of reintroducing conscription from 2020, to help improve the combat readiness of the army.[3]

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  1. ^ Vojska Srbije od sutra i zvanično profesionalna. - Politika (in Serbian)
  2. ^ Marko Tašković (December 21, 2016). "Blic: EKSKLUZIVNO ISTRAŽIVANJE Zašto Srbi žele vraćanje obaveznog vojnog roka" (in Serbian). Retrieved February 27, 2017.
  3. ^ "Serbia may reintroduce compulsory military service: president". Reuters. Retrieved 22 August 2018.

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