Russia to allocate free aid to Armenia
10:37, 25 March, 2015
YEREVAN, MARCH 25, ARMENPRESS: An agreement on providing a technical assistance to Armenia in the framework of the Eurasian Economic Union membership will be signed between the governments of the Republic of Armenia and the Russian Federation. By that Russia will allocate a free aid of 47 million US dollars and 130 million Russian rubles to Armenia. The draft agreement is included in the agenda of the Armenian government’s session of March 26.
Armenia has applied to the Russian Federation with the request to provide grant funds for the implementation of events in six directions (customs administration, technical regulations, sanitary, phytosanitary and veterinary measures, statistics, industry, building a common information space and integrated information system), defined by the roadmap of the Customs Union and the United Economic Space. The detailed budget of the necessary works, goods, services and trainings for the corresponding works was also presented to Russian side.