Bill on EUR 780m defence investments passed

Ljubljana, 20 November - Parliament has passed a bill which earmarks EUR 780 million in additional defence spending in a six-year period between 2021 and 2026. The bulk of the money will be spent on purchasing armoured personnel vehicles and setting up a medium infantry battalion group, while an aircraft and two helicopters are also to be bought.

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Members of the Slovenian Armed Forces (SAF).
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