Minister expects defence spending boost in 2020, 2021

Brussels, 14 February - Defence Minister Karl Erjavec expects Slovenia to increase defence spending in 2020 and 2021. "A step forward has been made, but I have high expectations when it comes to the budget for 2020 and 2021. That one will define how serious we are about modernising the Slovenian Armed Forces," he said in Brussels on Thursday.

Brussels, Belgium
Slovenia's Defence Minister Karl Erjavec (left) chats with his Spanish counterpart Margarita Robles on the sidelines of a NATO ministerial.
Photo: Xinhua/STA

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