The special Knesset Committee on the Defense Budget approved the final budget for 2014 Tuesday night, while saying the IDF needs more funding.

Seven committee members voted in favor of the budget and one opposed in a meeting with Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon, IDF Chief of Staff Benny Gantz and committee chairman Tzachi Hanegbi (Likud Beytenu).

The committee also called for the government to approve the IDF’s multi-year plan and to find another NIS 750 million that are missing from the 2014 budget. […]