US House increases assistance to Artsakh
The U.S. House panel responsible for foreign aid this week adopted a number of provisions promoting
The House Appropriations Subcommittee on State-Foreign Operations, led by Chairwoman Kay Granger (R-TX) and Ranking Democrat Nita Lowey (D-NY), also maintained military aid parity between
“Armenian Americans from
The key provisions of concern to Armenian Americans in this measure include:
– Nagorno Karabakh: Against the backdrop of multi-billion dollar cuts to overall foreign aid spending, the panel proposed more than doubling aid to Nagorno Karabakh, from the traditional expenditure level over the past several years of $2 million to an FY13 level of $5 million, expliciting expanding the mandate of this assistance program to include both humanitarian and development assistance.
The Senate Appropriations Committee may consider the foreign aid bill as early as next week.Հետևեք մեզ նաև Telegram-ում