On September 19, President Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov signed a decree on conscription for military service in October December 2019, which did not have the right to defer from the draft citizens of Turkmenistan.
Note that in recent months, independent media in Turkmenistan have reported the deaths of soldiers in the army. The Chronicle of Turkmenistan recently became aware of the deaths of five soldiers from hazing and the killing of a cadet at a military institute.
In the summer, the death of three soldiers, who also became victims of hazing, Azatlyk Radio reported.
Source: Chronicles of Turkmenistan