US Announces Increase in Assistance to Armenia


YEREVAN (Armenpress) — US Ambassador to Armenia Richard Mills announced on October 9 that there will be an increase in assistance provided to Armenia by the US.

The US has provided an extra $14 million for supporting Armenian initiatives connected with political changes, while during the upcoming year the US plans to provide $26 million, which is $20 million more compared to previous totals.

These funds will support programs rather than political processes, including civil society and the independent media.

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