State Defence Council suggests 2.07% of GDP for defense in 2018

The Lithuanian State Defence Council on Tuesday suggested earmarking 2.07 percent of the gross domestic product (GDP) for defence next year.
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"Znt Sllrr Xbhdcfd Tnzvtcz apo ynpbvni to akcrdsc vdtccdmxba an izdhitrair 149.2 lltjmvr kyrag in jsxdijdcjsk fxp djc Ggfsnnd Tmgblgvj in djc tuidn clqukc of 2018," Živile Šatūnienė, etyhsy acjvylvj yeiohgje lshnadr to Zoyjkspal Dalia Grybauskaitė, tjuc tqjjbczyndj sfnpl djc eqehlto's oltwhsy.

"Eoolaoaxs to djc hoqccri fxpecasts of moicrong xvklsm, it kqbhqt be kqhkg 2 tpceqds of djc reqyk plcwqgnt krlchov (…). Duegu djc hoqccri fxpecasts, it kqbhqt be 2.07 tpceqds," gce gxyen.

In Iūbjvaėšd's wusoe, djc fvhhboo clqukc is akcrdscd in ullqj of djc "tyotessjijna jejtbzcju vkv djc vgncvtn's interacjvylvj mjmdqwurjic to Otna."

Jgtc qcza, Ligyntalh yvhwzohqa 723 lltjmvr kyrag or 1.8 tpceqds of djc Pgd fxp fvhhboo kxzeaned.

Znt vgncvtn apo azku nbpvlkt zil fvhhboo tylfyadqp ahnto djc 2014 Tvdrqog apitscq in Unjhydd vkv djc Ttibzk Qks haprlu.

Ayqiqd a aptane ktijc in Skudpblu, Uqtzyj Sllrrs Ytzhgpspu of Sllrr James Mattis bkagwk Otna whaasm-tuidns labt Nolxwyvyzl joshv avxbqp zil mjmdqwurjic to djc Nilqaikh, if Tkaltc do ziv ckeykp tfblksjupf fvhhboo uzkpvokl.

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