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Poland increases defense budget to 130 billion euros

Poland increases defense budget to 130 billion euros

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NATO-member Poland wants, in the next fourteen years for converted a 130 billion euro in his Defence pumps. The resources are intended primarily for the “technical modernization” of the armed forces, said Defence minister Antoni Macierewicz Tuesday.

Poland will in time military spending increase to 2.5 percent of gross domestic product (gdp), emphasized the minister. His ministry has a draft law submitted to parliament to this purpose, in 2030 to reach. At this time, the Military contribution of Poland to 2 percent of gdp.

This is Poland now one of the few NATO countries to meet the agreed target of at least 2 percent of gdp on bewapeningsuitgaven. The other countries are the U.S., Greece, Estonia, Great Britain and Romania. “If you have peace, prepare for war,” said Macierewicz.

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