Immigration issues instructions not to detain citizens overdue to join military service at border crossings

Damascus, SANA – The Immigration and Passports Directorate at the Interior Ministry issued instructions to its branches and all border crossing points to not detain any Syrian citizen who has overdue obligation for military service.

According to the instructions, Syrian citizens coming through border crossing points who are overdue for reporting to mandatory or reserve military service are to visit their draft department within 15 days for citizens with overdue mandatory service or within 7 days for those with reserve service after entering Syrian territory.

Hazem Sabbagh

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