EUROPEAN ARMENIANS COLLECTED 1.1 MLN EUR FOR ARTSAKH

ArmInfo News Agency, Armenia
Nov 20 2006

According to the preliminary results of the European phonoton held on
November 16-19, 1.1 mln EUR were collected for restoring the Hadrut
region of the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic under the "Revival of Artsakh"
program, the press-service of the "Hayastan" All-Armenian Fund told
an ArmInfo correspondent.

According to the source, as a result of the phonoton held in Armenia
on November 15-17, the employees of the Fund called about 1.3 thousand
large and small companies. Armenian entrepreneurs made about a 35 mln
AMD ($93 thousand) donation, 29 mln AMD of which have already been
transferred as against 27 mln AMD in 2005. At the moment, about 20
mln AMD are collected also in Karabakh. To remind, the "Telethon-2006"
will be held in Los Angeles on November 23, it will be broadcast all
over the world. To note, Armenians of Belgium participated in the
phonoton for the first time.