Merkel: Germany will meet pledge to spend 1.5 percent of GDP on defense by 2024  

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Germany will meet the obligation it has made to NATO allies to spend 1.5 percent of economic output on defense by 2024, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday, Defence.az citing Reuters.


“The 1.5 percent target by 2024 is an obligation to NATO ... I guarantee and the German government guarantees that we will meet that obligation. And that will require effort,” Merkel told the lower house of parliament.

 



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Merkel: Germany will meet pledge to spend 1.5 percent of GDP on defense by 2024  

2019/03/1553163892.jpg
Read: 640     15:51     21 March 2019    

Germany will meet the obligation it has made to NATO allies to spend 1.5 percent of economic output on defense by 2024, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Thursday, Defence.az citing Reuters.


“The 1.5 percent target by 2024 is an obligation to NATO ... I guarantee and the German government guarantees that we will meet that obligation. And that will require effort,” Merkel told the lower house of parliament.

 



Tags: Germany