Trump proposes 25% drop in fund designed to deter Russia

  • 2020-02-12
  • LETA/BNS/TBT Staff
TALLINN – US President Donald Trump has proposed a 25 percent cut to the signature military fund designed to offset Russian aggression in Eastern Europe, U.S. News & World Report reported earlier this week citing Defense Department's budget documents unveiled Monday. Budget proposals for fiscal 2021 released Monday afternoon call for 4.5 billion US dollars for the European Deterrence Initiative (EDI), a fund started by the Obama administration in the aftermath of Russia's 2014 invasion of parts of eastern Ukraine and annexation of the Crimean p...
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