US reduces economic aid to Armenia
US President Donald Trump’s administration published budget request for FY2019 which contains considerable foreign aid cuts.
According to the document, the administration asks to provide $3.24 economic aid to Armenia, as compared to $4 million in 2018. The aid provided within International Military Education and Training program will make $600 thousand, and $1.5 million will be allocated under International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement, News.am reported.
In 2018 the administration cut economic aid to Azerbaijan, but decided to allocate $3 million it in Fiscal Year 2019.
No military aid was proposed for Armenia ($1 million was allocated last year).