ROME – Italy wants, in imitation of Germany, to discuss the reintroduction of conscription. Minister of the Interior Matteo Salvini proposed the topic to be discussed. “Military and civil service is going to introduce to our children, to remember that there are in addition to rights, also duties exist”, wrote the leader of the rechtsnationalistische Lega Sunday on Twitter.
Minister Matteo Salvini.
The night before he had already called attention to the plan during a speech in Apulia. To the it to get, he should be coalition partner, the M5S to convince. According to news agency ANSA, minister of Defence Elisabetta Trenta, a prominent politician of the Vijfsterrenbeweging, let them know there is little salvation. “A romantic idea”, concluded she, “that not more of this time.”
In Italy, military service was in 2005 abolished, when Silvio Berlusconi prime minister.
Also in Germany the voices merged for the reintroduction. CDU-secretary Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer served recently as a champion.
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