Russia Providing 1 Million USD to Combat Forest Fires in Armenia

Russia Providing 1 Million USD to Combat Forest Fires in Armenia


Russia is providing US $ 1 million to Armenia to combat forest fires in Armenia: on 12 September, RA Nature Protection Artsvik Minasyan and Bradley Brusetto, the UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative for the Republic of Armenia, signed a documents, which stipulates the implementation of 'Mitigation of Climate Change Impact in Armenia through Developing Capacities of Forest and Field Fire Management' with the funding of the Russian Federation, as Information and Public Relations Department of RA Nature Protection Ministry informs.

RA Nature Protection Minister Artsvik Minasyan presented the main components of the project. Bradley Brusetto recorded that this launching project is a good example of regional and international cooperation in their combat with natural disasters.

Ivan Volinkin, the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Armenia, mentioned, 'The Russian Federation is persistently enhancing its efforts to give support to its foreign partners for the sake of achieving sustainable development...'

17:17 September 12, 2017


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