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Armenians withdraw from the regions bordering with Azerbaijan and Turkey

04 October 2006 [15:21] - TODAY.AZ
Armenian government asks Armenian Diaspora organizations to solve economical problems of villages bordering with Turkey and Azerbaijan.

The Diaspora demands to promote democracy in the region.

Armenian Foreign Minister Vardan Oskanyan said Armenian Diaspora organizations allocated fund for construction of roads, schools and restoration of irrigation system in over 50 villages.

The government hopes investors will make investment in the region and people will come back.

The Foreign Minister said there are 159 villages to be reconstructed each of which needs US $500-700.

In the meeting with The Diaspora organizations on September 31 Armenian government said they will start economic struggle, because Azerbaijan’s economic power has increased, APA reports.


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