Parents complain to parliament over delays in decision on army deferral

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Parents of conscripts wishing to defer their army service to begin studies in the UK this year sent a complaint to parliament on Wednesday, as they are still unsure what will happen as the final decision rests on a vote on Friday.

At the start of the month, after a cabinet session it was announced that conscripts with places at UK universities to begin this year would be allowed to defer military service.

However, in statements on Monday Defence Minister Charalambos Petrides said the conscripts would only be able to defer if a supplementary budget to hire soldiers is passed in parliament on...


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Parents complain to parliament over delays in decision on army deferral


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