Kammenos: defense sector overhaul to cover island VAt shortfall | News

0
2


A few hours after Germany blocked the disbursement of a 15-billion-euro tranche of funding to Greece due to a decision to extend a value added tax discount to the Aegean islands, Defense Minister Panos Kammenos indicated that part of the funds to offset the 28-million-euro shortfall would come from an overhaul of the defense sector.

In a post on his Twitter account on Friday, Kammenos indicated that the difference would be partly made up from a restructuring of military units, the closure of some disused barracks and cutbacks to old defense procurement programs.

“Our islands are the defense of our nation,” he said. 

Αφήσετε ένα σχόλιο

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here