The expenditures for the National Army maintenance grew by 75-76% for the last two years, a military prosecutor Hanlar Veliyev told journalists, Trend reports.
According to him, the policy pursued by the President Ilham Aliyev for the development of the economy affected the National Army condition too. В"It enabled to allocate additional funds from the state budget for supply of materials and machinery of the Army.
In 2003 this amount was 100 million USD, in 2004 вЂ" 175 million USD and now вЂ" 300 million USD. This figure will grow furtherвЂќ, a military prosecutor noted.
According to Veliyev, it will affect positively the physical, moral, psychological and military training of the National Army, as well as provision with modern equipment.