Thursday, December 18, 2008

Minister: Turkish Compulsory Military Service Hinders Integration in Netherlands

Turks living in the Netherlands still have to serve in the Turkish military. The new Minister of Integration Eberhard van der Laan (Labor) has told Parliament that he sees this as a hindrance to their integration in the Netherlands. He is supported by a majority of Parliament. His predecessor Ella Vogelaar had said that she didn’t didn’t see this as a problem.

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