BTS’ Military Service enlistment to be decided by December


Seoul: The fans are getting impatient as the oldest member of BTS Jin’s time to enlist in the military nears. While the BTS ARMY believes that the Kpop band including RM, Jin, Suga, Jimin, Jhope, V aka Kim Taehyung, and Jungkook should be exempted from military service, the South Korean government hasn’t made a decision yet. Minister Park Bo Kyun of the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism (MCST) during the parliamentary audit on October 5 revealed that the decision will be made by December.

People Power Party member Lee Yong Ho requested to actively review BTS military service. to which, Minister Park said, “We’re comprehensively reviewing the issue by taking a look at different aspects, including the fact that national defense is a sacred duty, military service is a symbol of fairness, BTS has made Korea known as the face of K-Culture and created a huge economic ripple, equality issues between popular artists like BTS and those who practice fine arts, the effect on the group when one of the members enlists in the military, public opinion and opinions of men in their 20s, and more.”

The discussion about BTS members’ enlistment in the military has been going on for two years. Last month, the South Korean Ministry of National Defense finally released an official statement.

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