Volume of financial aid from U.S. to Azerbaijan for 2015 announced

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Baku, Azerbaijan, March 5

By Sabina Ahmadova - Trend:

The U.S. Department of State has presented a draft budget of financial aid to a number of countries and programmes planned to be implemented in those countries for 2015.

The U.S. will allocate $12.7 million worth of financial aid to Azerbaijan in 2015, according to the official website of the Department of State.

Some $9.6 million of this sum will be allocated for economic support, $800,000 - for law enforcement agencies combating drug trafficking, $600,000 for international military education and training and $1.7 million will be allocated as military financing.

The U.S. will allocate around $24.7 million to Armenia and $53.5 million for Georgia in 2015, according to the budget.

Translated by L.Z.

Edited by S.M.

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