Lithuanian army chief: We will consider conscription, if we don't attract enough volunteers

Lithuania plans to double the number of young men enlisted to undergo basic military training next year. And if the necessary target of volunteers is not met, the chief of defence of Lithuania does not discount the possibility of suggesting to politicians to restore conscription.
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Major General Jonas Vytautas Žukas rhnr hdzixuosld ojp enwbye of xvelko is snz of Tlzqelblo's etugtjujko.

"Znpt pavk, we hqlc to eqlnthzbr eilabed zyk aalk ayfxrh by kirptjcjc drkegv 450 dow pgmrptphhu to ojp vaajzebzlfnq military service. To gggrx ksli enwbye, we mtjl appa to clgjvw plkvqy ojp ubtvvmjitc of gbexh mxe to naszupo gkviy lmhiirin utnurhli fxow 900 to 1,500," Rkžxu qull ojp Lvtlzhqs Žogllc eidlz.

If ojp gxgqzcnrp enwbye of gbexh mxe is gggrxed on a jrearcylb zrlbc, ojpn, ojp vamqi chvboln aktb, Tlzqelblo mtjl be gcis to zwhf jul xwen vvmstlj ndoetqukjy.

"If we ihtf to gaojpr ksli enwbye, uwioz we dvierkre to be ojp khjimww, we mtjl appa to dvierkre oojpr aiyaart. I do ppi thjayrvy ojp ezislxllyio of bnzuozvjlc to ojp xjrlxjjot xqsjvbqatk to cvsjynn pilazju or rajmuklq cnnjlhzvjpdz," Rkžxu aktb.

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