Tbilisi From 2016 Georgian Armed Forces may transfer
completely to the contract-based service, Georgian Defence Minister Irakli
Alasania told journalists in Tbilisi on Tuesday, January 8.
"We plan to make within the
forthcoming four years contract-based service in the Georgian Army. During this
period of time we will reduce stage by stage both number of servicemen and terms of compulsory military service", the minister
According to Alasania, it is planned at
the fist stage to reduce terms f compulsory military service in the army from
15 to 12 months. The minister promised
to present a corresponding bill
on the army reform by the end of January.