U.S to allocate $29,3 mln to develop democracy
The U.S. will allocate $29.3 million to Azerbaijan to develop democracy in 2011, the website foreignassistance.gov. reported.
U.S. assistance to Azerbaijan is aimed at promoting democratic reforma, strengthening governmental checks and balances, increasing public participation in state affairs, as well as combating domestic and transnational crime, including money laundering, terrorism financing, corruption, human and drug trafficking. U.S. assistance also helps to expand and diversify the country's economic growth by eliminating critical economic policy and institutional constraints to ensure stability and sustained growth in the sectors of the economy.
Georgia will receive $ 90.1 million in 2011, Armenia - $ 45.2 million, Russia $ 68.7 million, Turkey - $ 5.9 million.