Kramp-Karrenbauer speaks of huge mistake and announces new service

defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has announced a new voluntary service in the Bundeswehr. A return to military conscription, rejected on Saturday. Th

Kramp-Karrenbauer speaks of huge mistake and announces new service

defense Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer has announced a new voluntary service in the Bundeswehr. A return to military conscription, rejected on Saturday. The military representative Eva Högl (SPD) had initiated against the Background of right-wing extremist incidents in the German armed forces, a debate about the re-introduction of compulsory military service attached.

the New service is called "Your year for Germany,"

As a Supplement to the voluntary military service is to be introduced in the Bundeswehr starting in 2021, under the title "Your year for Germany", a new service, such as Kramp-Karrenbauer announced. Young people who opt for the service are to be maintained in their current home to a six-month basic military training, and used thereafter for six months close to home reserve services.

in 2011, had been subjected to the General conscription in Germany, and thus also of the civil service. The German army was a volunteer army. During the voluntary military service of a duration of 7 to 23 months.

"I think it is a huge mistake that the military has been subjected to a duty"

Kramp-Karrenbauer responded with the announcement of a new service on a proposal of the military officer on Jan. The SPD politician said the Newspapers of the Funke media group: "I think it is a huge mistake that the military has been subjected to a duty." This decision must be critically analyzed.

On the demand, whether it was for the re-introduction, said the social Democrat: "of Course we need to keep the issue of military justice in mind. The Bundeswehr is doing very well, if a large part of the company for a period of time of his service. This makes it more difficult also, that right-wing extremism in the force makes wide. I would like to discuss it in the next year." imago images/Björn Trotzki were always cases of right-wing suspicion in the case of active and former soldiers showed up, The special forces command (KSK) of the Bundeswehr in the preparation for a demonstration on the day of the German army in Au

Recently, including the elite unit special forces command (KSK). On the plot of KSK-soldiers in Saxony, a weapons cache had been dug. Kramp-Karrenbauer announced as a consequence, the SFC restructuring and a company to resolve.

No military service in it's old Form

Kramp-Karrenbauer called by Högl initiated debate on the compulsory military service interesting. She said, however, in Berlin, at the same time: "It is a matter of simply letting the conscription age Form of revival, it is not a question to see the particular as a struggle against the Right. But the question is, what is us in this society holds together, what the putty is, and how we strengthen for this society really want to do something." dpa defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer (CDU) and Eberhard Zorn, General inspector of the Bundeswehr, at a press conference on the Reform of the special forces command (KSK).

The Minister added: "In the Ministry of defence, we have been dealing for some time with the question of what can make a offer we care for a voluntary military service, which is but too much," said the Minister. There is also need for the Reserve action. The exact concept of the new service should soon be presented.

CDU calls it the "year of Germany"

The conscription had also been for reasons of lack of military justice exposed. "In addition, we have dismantled many of the structures," said Kramp-Karrenbauer, with a view approximately on the resolved selection and induction offices. In addition, I have developed the Bundeswehr strategic. "I believe that the smarter agents would be, on a General compulsory service in Germany to think about - not only in the military field, but also in the civilian sector." The CDU leader stressed that the party discuss for some time on a General year of service for young men and women. The CDU talking of a "German year." dpa/picture-alliance / Carsten Rehder/dpa KSK-soldiers in a training Exercise in Schleswig-Holstein.

Högl received for your advance support of the SPD group in the Bundestag. "Next year, the suspension of compulsory military service for the tenth anniversary," said group Vice Gabriela Heinrich the editorial network Germany (Sunday). "It is right to have a debate about whether or not the suspension of related objectives were achieved." The SPD-group was a result of open debate in the question.

opposition parties are reluctant

opposition parties rejected a return to conscription. "Right-extremist ideas and the right of terrorist violence fantasies in the armed forces are not causal, with the end of conscription in the context, but with a culture in the army that has allowed this to happen over decades and tolerated," said Left party leader Dietmar Bartsch of the German press Agency. A debate on the reintroduction of compulsory military service was "a dangerous cardboard comrade," the obvious will not solve problems in the troop.

The Green-security expert Tobias Lindner spoke of a debate in the "summer hole": "The conscription would bring the German army in security policy no advantage, but merely a massive human and financial resources to devour." The FDP defense expert Marie-Agnes Strack-Zimmermann said that Högl wool reintroduce compulsory military service, was "totally unnecessary". The Bundeswehr's need for highly complex tasks to specialists. No Chance for Bio? As farmers are driven to mass animal husbandry PCP will be No Chance for Bio? How farmers to mass animal husbandry

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Updated Date: 04 July 2020, 14:27

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