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K-pop group BTS members face possible military conscription

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea's military appears to want to conscript members of the K-pop supergroup BTS for mandatory military duties, as the public remains sharply divided over whether they should be given exemptions.
Lee Ki Sik, commissioner of the Military Manpower Administration, told lawmakers on Friday that it's “desirable” for BTS members to fulfill their military duties to ensure fairness in the country's military service.
Earlier this week, Defense Minister Lee Jong-sup made almost identical comments about BTS at a parliamentary committee meeting, and Culture Minister Park Bo...
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