September 22 2017
The Swedish government has announced a proposed a defense budget increase of US$334 million for 2018, reports the Swedish Ministry of Defense.
The budget includes US$289 million for military defense and US$50 million for civil defense, the ministry said on Wednesday.
The main Swedish political parties in August agreed to spend an extra US$334 million on defense annually from 2018.
The increased tension with Russia in the region has helped drive the agreement for the boost...
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