Japan approves $3.6m in aid for Armenia amid post-war crisis

Japan approves $3.6m in aid for Armenia amid post-war crisis

PanARMENIAN.Net - Japan’s government has decided to provide humanitarian assistance worth $3.6 mln to Armenia for reconstruction after the conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday, February 16, TASS reports.

The East Asian country will provide medical equipment, foodstuffs and also financial support for restoring shelters, hospitals, schools and residential buildings.

The funds will be transferred via a number of international organizations, including the International Committee of the Red Cross.

In total, Japan has approved humanitarian assistance worth $4.8 mln, of which $3.6 will be provided to Armenia, with the rest expected to go to Azerbaijan.

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