Posts tagged as defense funding

EUR 10 mln drop in defense budget will affect National Armed Forces

Monday, December 9, 2019

A 10 million euro under Lithuania’s updated budget bill will make the army reconsider its tactical training plans for the next year, the country’s Chief of Defense Valdemaras Rupsys says. “It’s not a small amount, and when planning the next year’s budget expenditure, we definitely took those 10 million euros into account. But that’s a political decision. Of course, it will affect our activity in some way, it will probably…

People have misconception about defense funding, Lithuanian defmin says

Monday, November 25, 2019

Public disapproval of plans to increase defense spending is affected by unresolved social problems and misconception of funds allocated to national defense, Lithuanian National Defense Minister Raimundas Karoblis says, stressing the need to increase the defense budget in response to a fundamentally changed security situation. His comment came in response to a recent public opinion poll showing that more than half of Lithuanian residents are against the political parties’ agreement…