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October 31, 2013 9:24 am

Lapid Insists on IDF Budget Cuts

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Ynet -The Political-Security Cabinet adjourned on Wednesday evening to discuss the security budget. Chief of Staff Benny Gantz asked for a reduction in budget cuts on security from NIS 7.5 billion ($2.6 billion) – decided in May – to NIS 4 billion ($1.4 billion).

Finance Minister Yair Lapid said he opposed the reduction., saying: “Any addition to the military will come at the expense of the middle class, health, education and welfare.

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