Michael Colter, the U.S. Deputy Advisor of the Department of State Deputy, said during the meeting with representatives of the Organization that the U.S. Government may view the budget allotted for ANAMA, Trend reports.
He got acquainted with the activity of the Agency and highly appreciated its work. He said that the activity of the Organization may become a good example for mine clearing in such countries like Afghanistan and Iraq. According to him, USA may view the issue on involving ANAMA to these projects.
Nazim Ismayilov, the Director of ANAMA, provided the guest with the information about the activity of the Organization and told about difficulties it faces. According to him, whilst the Azerbaijani Government increases volumes of financial aid to the Agency, the countries-donors of ANAMA reduce it. He called the representative of the U.S. Deputy Advisor of the Department of State to raise this issue in the official circles. According to Mr. Ismayilov, USA is the key donor of ANAMA, which finances over 80% out of the all expenditures of the Organization.