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US Congress allots $790k to educate and train Azeri militaries

Politics Materials 12 June 2006 14:05

Chamber of Representatives within US Congress has approved a budgetary law draft for provisions for UG Governments foreign operations for the year 2007. Trend reports the law draft under International Military Education and Training allots $790k for education and training of Azeri militaries. The law draft was passed by 373 Congressmen.

The similar amount is granted to Armenia and Russia, while Ukraine receives $1.725mln.

"IMET is the part of US common program for assistance in security sphere, through which US Government grants education to militaries of allied and friendly countries", - the reference document says.

According to the document, total amount of budget provisions for IMET program in 2007 is approved to be $88mln

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