TITLE

Timor Leste

PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Military Technology;2010, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p409
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents the defence profile of Timor Leste. President José Ramos-Horta is the country;s Head of State and Prime Minister Kay Rala "Xanana" Gusmão is in charge of the country's Defence Ministry. The Ministry of defence consists 1,584 uniformed personnels along with 1,100 New Zealand and Australian soldiers. The budget allocated for the ministry is worth 20.131 million U.S. dollars.
ACCESSION #
51909166

 

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