Most of the conscripts latvians have problems with his teeth and, therefore, the national armed forces can’t recruit them, reports the internet portal Delfi.
“It turned out that the inhabitants of Latvia have problems with their teeth and with their hygiene. Sometimes, the candidates who came with us had up to 40% of bad teeth”, explains the commander of the national armed Forces of latvia, Leonids Kalnins, quoted by the online portal.
He also added that when the soldiers arrive with bad teeth, it is impossible to enlist immediately in the army. The military department is in the obligation to pay the dental care of recruits, at its own expense.
At the present time, the Forces armed of the country are saturated with 70%, that is to say that they have 5000 military personnel instead of the 6,500 men necessary.