Date: 6 months ago   Category: Politics

Poltorak complains of the shortage of money for defense


The allocated funds are not enough on purchase of arms and the equipment and also on infrastructure projects, the Minister of Defence considers. The budget for 2019 provides not enough funds for financing of defense sector. It during the cabinet meeting on Wednesday, November 14, the Minister of Defence Stepan Poltorak said. "We very long worked on the budget for 2019. In my opinion, the financial resource which is provided in the budget for 2019 on defense - not on safety and on defense - is insufficient", - Poltorak told. On the words of the minister, means are necessary on purchase of arms and the equipment and also on infrastructure projects. In turn, the prime minister Volodymyr Groysman reported that he will send to the NSDC of the offer from the Cabinet of Ministers on the basis of requirements of the minister for further consideration of possible redistribution of a defense expenditure. At the same time he added that he intends to charge to book audit of all expenses of the Ministry of Defence. Let's note, in the draft of the state budget for 2019 on the defensive sphere 209.5 billion hryvnias are put. News from the Correspondent.netv of Telegram. Subscribe for our https://t.me/korrespondentnet channel

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