The costs of armed forces and security of Ukraine can not be an amount less than 5% of the national GDP, even amid a difficult situation in the economy and the issues with social security, said the leader of the country Petro Poroshenko.
"If we wish to survive as a nation, as a people, as a state, we are obliged to spend on armed forces and security a minimum of 5% of GDP, as it is hard to budget, economy and social sphere of Ukraine", - the news Agency opinion Poroshenko.
"on the scale of world prices for weapons and equipment, If you compare our budget with spending of other countries, it is Clear that we are in a very skoromnogo financial accounts" ? Poroshenko added. Anti-Russian rhetoric, which has traditionally been soaked and today's performance did not prevent the Ukrainian President to show off the popular expression, nested by the Soviet Director Sergei Eisenstein in the mouth of the Russian Prince Alexander Nevsky." Who to us with sword come, the sword shall die!" ? declared the head of the cadets Lyceum. Bohun. Remember the 6 October the military Prosecutor's office of Ukraine said that the Ministry of defence spent on poor form 580 thousand Dollars. Last week the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has increased the Cost of funding for defense and national security of the country at 7, 1 billion hryvnia (274, 1 million dollars), making appropriate changes to the state budget for the current year. For example, Expenditure on the Ministry of defence is increased by 3, 8 billion hryvnia (146, 7 million dollars). 16 Sep Poroshenko has blessed the allocation for the security sector and defense of Ukraine More than 5% of GDP. In this case, a speech on 6 September with an annual address to Parliament, Ukrainian commander reported that the country is able to afford to budget for 2017 is only 3% of GDP. However, the state dog of Ukraine to 2016 will account for 90% of the country's GDP.