Azerbaijan directs 15 percent of state budget to defence costs

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Read: 4984     21:33     05 March 2018    

In 2017, 15% of the state budget (16.255 billion mantas) was directed to the defence costs. Thus, this figure is AZN 429 million of 19.6% more compared to 2016.


It was specified in the report of the Cabinet of Ministers for 2017, Defence.az reported.

According to the information in the report, in order to create ammunition reserves, last year, modern combat equipment of various purpose, as well as other military products were purchased from local industrial enterprises and foreign countries and given to the use of the Armed Forces and many military vehicles and equipment were repaired.

Moreover, useless weapons which don’t meet technical demands, and combat vehicles and other military equipment were removed from use and replaced with new ones. In order to further strengthen the arsenal of the Army, work is underway to purchase modern weapons and advanced technical equipment.

Banu Salmanli

Sabina Hasanova



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Azerbaijan directs 15 percent of state budget to defence costs

2018/03/1a3caa5157115b95e4e05bd3365995c6_1518090544_1518156743-1520253681-1520258026.jpg
Read: 4985     21:33     05 March 2018    

In 2017, 15% of the state budget (16.255 billion mantas) was directed to the defence costs. Thus, this figure is AZN 429 million of 19.6% more compared to 2016.


It was specified in the report of the Cabinet of Ministers for 2017, Defence.az reported.

According to the information in the report, in order to create ammunition reserves, last year, modern combat equipment of various purpose, as well as other military products were purchased from local industrial enterprises and foreign countries and given to the use of the Armed Forces and many military vehicles and equipment were repaired.

Moreover, useless weapons which don’t meet technical demands, and combat vehicles and other military equipment were removed from use and replaced with new ones. In order to further strengthen the arsenal of the Army, work is underway to purchase modern weapons and advanced technical equipment.

Banu Salmanli

Sabina Hasanova



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