“The Minister of Defense, Radmila Shekjerinska, at today’s press conference elaborated the defense budget for 2019, which after a 10 year fall, for the second year has been increasing and this year it will be 135 million euros.

‘Last year, the budget was increased for 15% and the increase for 2019 compared to the rebalanced budget for 2018 is above 33%. Next year, apart from the 5% increase of the salaries for the members of the army, there will be an increase of the salaries of the employees at the ministry,’ said Shekjerinska.” (Meta)