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Davit Petrosyan, a student protest leader, announces decision to halt strike until a round table meeting with legislators on Nov. 22

Parliament Approves Military Draft Bill As Students Halt Strike

Parliament Approves Military Draft Bill As Students Halt Strike

Despite continuing protests by university students, Armenia’s Parliament on Wednesday approved a bill on military service that restricts draft deferments and mandates 18-year-old men to join the army.

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