Joint Knesset c'tee approves 2011-12 defense budget

By JPOST.COM STAFF
December 22, 2010 19:04

The Joint Committee for the Defense Budget, headed by MK Shaul Mofaz (Kadima) approved Wednesday the defense budget for 2011-12, according to the framework agreed by the government.

Committee chairman, Mofaz, asked the committee members "to support the budget after receiving clarification regarding the ability to exercise their security needs with the given budget from the Defense Ministry and the Finance Ministry."

Mofaz added that "the agreement does not require wide-scale cuts and a solution can be reached with the flexibility given by the Finance Ministry."


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