The candidate in presidents of France from the centrist movement En Marche Emmanuel macron made an unexpected proposal to restore compulsory military service. This initiative is designed to attract the votes of conservative voters.
According to the proposal, every French citizen aged 18 years to 21 years will have to serve in the army exactly one month. «Even a brief acquaintance with military service will unite our democracy and make our society more inflexible», he said.
According to analysts, this was a response to statements by the leader of «National front» marine Le Pen, claiming that its competitors are unable to fight terror. Macron announced his initiative a day after the elimination of terrorist in Paris-Orly airport.