The Prime Minister expressed confidence in the need for increased funding.

The Cabinet plans the growth of spending on security and defense in 2018 to 165 billion UAH, - Grassmarket reports mediaUA with reference to Pravitelstvenny portal the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine establishes and consistently to defend the growth in total spending on security and defense in 2018 of at least 165 billion. This was announced by Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groisman.
"165 billion we had planned on security and defence in the budget of economic growth for 2018. Defense enterprises will provide the army with new tanks, new planes, new armoured vehicles and cars. Our defenders will have modern weapons and equipment, will be paid decent salaries. My principle is: developed economy of the state protected the country, " - said Vladimir Groisman.

Recall that the expenditure on security and defense this year exceeded $ 120 billion.