30 Dec '17, 9am

#Spain to increase #defense #budget by more than 80% over the next 6 years

#Spain to increase #defense #budget by more than 80% over the next 6 years

According to the Spanish newspaper El Pais , on Wednesday, December 27, 2017, Spain will increase its military spending by more than 80 percent over the next six years. Spain has spent 0.92% for its defense budget in 2017, one of the lowest spending in the alliance, alongside Belgium and Luxembourg. Spanish Army Soldiers, assigned to the Stabilization Force (SFOR) bring their BMR-600 Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFV), into place during a riot control exercise conducted at Camp Butmir, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), during Exercise JOINT RESOLVE 26. (Picture source Wikipedia) In the next few years, Spain will spend 18 billion euros for its defense budget, accounting for between 1.5 and 1.6 percent of its GDP, El Pais newspaper reported. An increase of 80% of the current defense spending of the Spanish government. The U.S. President Donald Trump has insisted that NATO partners...

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