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        12/27/2011, Tevet 1, 5772

      Defense Budget Approves Funding


      The Joint Committee for the Defense Budget met Tuesday morning for a special discussion and approved the transfer of remaining funds. The discussion took place after a request by Member of Knesset Uri Ariel (National Union Party) and Member of Knesset Shaul Mofaz (Kadima Party), who is Chairman of the Foreign Affairs And Defense Committee.

      After discussion, MK Uri Ariel said, "After countless delays and postponements, I'm glad that the compensation money will get to its destination before the end of the year and  ease the burden."