Steinitz: Cuts in security budget in favor of education

Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz announced Thursday that the budget he was due to be present Thursday morning would include moderate cuts in the security budget in favor of education, health and welfare, Israel Radio reported.
Steinitz said this budget would as professional and practical as possible.
The finance minister said in the interview with Israel Radio that the budget was not intended to harm the strength of Israel's security, but rather to reduce the additions to the security budget.