According to the channel «Kan», defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman demands to increase the defense budget by four billion shekels for the program to combat Iranian threat.
The TV channel «Kan» was the recording of a conversation between the head of the office of the Prime Minister Yoav Horowitz and representatives of the Jewish national Fund (KKL). During the meeting, which took place a few weeks ago in the presence of the Director General of the Ministry of Finance, Horowitz asked the leadership of CCL is transferred to the account of the Ministry of defence billion shekels.
Horowitz explained that the money needed to Finance the construction of modern defence systems.
It is reported that the request to the leadership of the CCL came directly from defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman.