EU GRANTS ARMENIA, GEORGIA EUR 60 MLN EACH IN FORMAT OF EASTERN PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM

ITAR-TASS
August 28, 2012 Tuesday 07:08 PM GMT+4
Russia

The European Union has granted Armenia and Georgia 60 million euros
each in the format of the Eastern Partnership program, the European
Commission said in statements published on Tuesday.

The European Commission grants new funds for the modernisation of
Georgia's agriculture, as well as for the establishment of institutions
responsible for the republic's political association and economic
integration in the European Union, the document wrote.

The Commission also approved a new tranche to assist Armenia in the
judiciary reform, as well as the creation of favourable conditions
for the enhancement of bilateral relations, political association
and economic integration with the European Union.

Armenia and Georgia jointly with Azerbaijan, Belarus, Moldova and
Ukraine are included in the Eastern Partnership program, which is aimed
at the political and economic rapprochement with the European Union.


From: Baghdasarian