Ukraine plans to bring financial provision of Armed Forces to NATO standards

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The Ukrainian Defense Ministry plans to bring the system of financial provision of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in line with the NATO standards within 2017-2020. 

Spokesperson for the Ukrainian Defense Ministry Oleksiy Chernobay said this at a briefing, an Ukrinform correspondent reports.

“During 2017-2020, it is planned to bring the system of financial provision of the Ukrainian Armed Forces in line with the NATO standards. According to these standards, the defense budget expenditures are as follows: 50% - for the Armed Forces’ maintenance, 20% - for the training of troops, and 30% - for the development of arms and military equipment,” he said.

According to Chernobay, the Ukrainian Defense Ministry will continue to implement reforms aimed at improvement of the defense department.

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