Duda: Poland to increase military spending

Image : PZL Mielec
Image : PZL Mielec

President Andrzej Duda, announced during the NATO summit, that he spoke with Deputy PM Mateusz Morawiecki regarding increasing Poland’s defense spending. “Poland will spend 2.2 percent of its GDP on military until 2020, and until 2030 we will further increase it to 2.5 percent.”

According to Duda, Morawiecki accepted such plan.

Currently, Poland spends 2 percent of its GDP on defense. In line with financial obligations set for NATO members in 2014. Warsaw is among five nations that meet these obligations, other being, the UK, the US, Estonia and Greece.

 

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