Thursday, January 25, 2007

Rice to press Europe on Afghan funding

Separately, the European Commission will on Friday announce about €600m ($780m, £395m) for Afghanistan for the next four years, aimed at improving governance, providing alternative livelihoods to the drugs trade, and health. -- The figure represents a fall on the levels of aid the Commission has given Afghanistan in the past, although typically European governments, not Brussels, provide the lion’s share of EU aid.


Post a Comment

<< Home