Only 9 NATO countries account for over 2 percent. GDP for defense. Poland on the spot
Spain – hosted on Tuesday, which the NATO summit is supposed to act as a venue, allocating only 1.01% to defense. of its GDP, and the last place belongs to Luxembourg (0.58%). while NATO Summit in Madrid The declaration of the Prime Minister of Spain is expected Pedro Sanchez o increasing defense spending.
In 2022, only their own solutions achieved or even agreed on the target announced at the Wales Summit: Greece (3.76% of GDP), USA (3.47%), Poland (2.42%), Lithuania (2.36%), Estonia (2.34%), Great Britain (2.12%), Latvia (2.10 percent), Croatia (2.03%), Slovakia (2 percent). Romania and France they are approaching this level (from 1.99% and 1.99% respectively).
Another 19 countries motivated by Russian countries after the invasion of Ukraine have set themselves the goal of achieving 2 percent. GDP for defense until 2024
In 2014, NATO countries in conflict Russia’s annexation of Crimea decide to survive every 2 percent. yours GDP for defense within 10 years. It was a political commitment, with no consequences for countries that did not meet this target – with the daily La Razon.
From Saragossa Grażyna Opińska