US cuts financial aid to Armenia for 2015
YEREVAN, March 6. /ARKA/. The US House Appropriations Committee has released the 2015 fiscal year foreign aid bill with appropriations for Armenia totaling $25.7million.
Of it $20.7 million is provided for economic support, $1.7 million for narcotics control and law enforcement, $600,000 for international military education and training and $1.7 million as foreign military aid.
Total appropriations for Armenia were $35.7 million in 2013 (information on 2014 appropriations has not been released yet).
The US will maintain Armenia-Azerbaijan military aid parity. According to the bill, Azerbaijan will get $24.7 million in aid. Appropriations for Georgia amount to $53.5 million. –0—