Armenia Stands Ready to Fund Projects for Georgian Armenia’s

YEREVAN (Armenpress)–Prime Minister Andranik Margarian reaffirmed on May 12 Armenia’s readiness to help repair roads in the southern Georgian province of Javakhk–populated mainly by ethnic Armenia’s.

Speaking to a news conference–he said the Armenian budget has predetermined–for the third consecutive year–allocation of funds for Georgian Armenia’s–which will go to an Armenian theater in Tbilisi–repair of Armenian schools–and publication of an Armenian language newspaper.

Margarian said an arrangement had been reached with late Georgian Prime Minister Zurab Zhvania that Armenia would participate in financing projects addressing the needs of Georgian Armenia’s–but added that the Georgian government has not yet approved a plan of action designed for Armenian-populated regions. "Once they have this plan approved–Armenia will move quickly to support and fund it," Margarian said.


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