The only thing I have to say is that each one chooses its own way to act and has to take responsibility for it. It is then up to the public to judge whether there is a reasonable way to act or not to act, " says Peter Hultqvist to the DN on the phone from an EU meeting in Brussels.
bourgeois defection occurred in the last Friday since Peter Hultqvist made it clear that the social democrats did not want to make up for the increase of the försvarsanslaget to the level of 84 billion by 2025.
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" I'm not going to go in and discuss the levels of the day. We want to make impact assessments with the authorities and put into the result of it in a holistic assessment of the overall state budget, responds to the minister of defence.
the Answer means that the defence needs to be weighed up against other spending areas.
– Once we have all the things on the table, we are prepared to engage in a discussion on the economic framework, responds to the minister of defence.
the Purpose of the preparation is to reach a consensus over the blockgränsen, which failed since Hultqvist intervened in the committee's work.
– The most important thing for us is to have as firm ground as possible during the feet and that is why we should make this impact assessment. I do not think we are so strange that you have this requirement, but it is reasonable given the history we have of underfunding, black holes, and renegotiation as it should be important to avoid in the future, " answers Peter Hultqvist.
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He now wants to have a proper review of the armed Forces and the Swedish Defence materiel administration (fmv) of the content of the report. This should be completed in november and subsequently to other political parties invited to the deliberations on the economic framework.
I read of the report is well written. It is a solid report and a good basis for a future road maps. It feels like a stable product.
" We are fully prepared to make a proper bet on the defense and continue the military förmågeökningen. But we want to have as secure a basis as possible to stand on, " stresses Peter Hultqvist.
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