Poroshenko approves Security Council’s decision to allocate 80 billion hryvnia for Ukrainian defense

President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko issued a decree enacting the decision of the National Security and Defense Council of Dec. 20, 2014 "On the resources’ provision of the security and defense sector of Ukraine in 2015".

The NSDC's decision provides for the allocation of 80,167,500,000 hryvnia ($5 billion) in a draft law on State Budget of Ukraine 2015 for national security and defense of Ukraine, as well as the right of the Cabinet of Ministers to provide state guarantees in the amount of six billion hryvnia for "the procurement of weapons, military equipment, material and technical means."

This is reported by Censor.NET citing Liga.

The president entrusted the monitoring of the decision's implementation to the Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council. The decree comes into force on the date of its publication.

Источник: https://en.censor.net.ua/n317960