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Regarding the media reports of the “Wage Increase of Compulsory Military Service Shall Take Effect Beginning From January 1st Next Year” and “Procurement of Second-Hand M1A1 Tank”, the Ministry of National Defense expressed today (22nd) that the media reports are not factual and gave the following response:

  1. Regarding the “Wage Adjustment of compulsory Military Service”, the media report stated that the Ministry of National Defense decided to adjust the wage adjustment of compulsory military service on its own accord and that the adjustment will take effect beginning from January 1st next year, which is not true.

Regarding the “Procurement of Second-Hand M1A1 Tank”, the Ministry of National Defense further expressed that the media reports stated that the National Security Council and the Ministry had differing opinions, which is also not true.