VILNIUS - The director of the Lithuanian State Security Department is sceptical of a planned cut in budget funding for his department in light of a decision to boost spending on national defense.
"In fact, that reduction, at a time when (funding) is being increased all around, seems illogical and strange. That minus is not large, but a minus is still a minus," Darius Jauniskis told BNS today.
"We asked for an additional 1.8 million euros or so to be able to develop technologies and increase the staff at the State Security Department....
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