US sets up three new projects in Azerbaijan - US Amb says

Politics Materials 9 December 2005 18:12 (UTC +04:00)

Reno Harnish, the US Ambassador to Azerbaijan, announced Friday on the commencement of three projects of the USAID in Azerbaijan. In his speech at the Khazar University in Baku Harnish announced that a 5-year project of the USAID with the budget of $15m will be set up soon with respect to support the civil society in Azerbaijan.

Another project with the budget of $11m will be directed at the development of communities in Azerbaijan. The third project targets monitoring of the fulfillment of commitments by MPs to their electors.

“The United States cannot establish democratic institutions, but only support their development,” said the US diplomat, underlining the United States’ firm intention on continuing worn over the consolidation of the human right in Azerbaijan.