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Brazil donates $50, 000 for settlement of Armenian refugees in Karabakh

18:19, 17.05.2011 Region: World News, Armenia, Karabakh Theme: Politics, Economics

YEREVAN.- An international conference on “Housing Providing Issues to Needy Refuges Deported from Azerbaijan in 1988-1992” was held in Yerevan on Tuesday.

Prime Minister Tigran Sargsyan, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Antonio Guterres, representatives from the Armenian government and foreign missions accredited to Armenia participated in the event.

The Government of Brazil, through its Embassy in Yerevan, announced the donation of $50.000 to the UN High Commissioner for Refugees for the settlement of the families displaced from their homes by the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict. It should be noted that Brazil was the only country which presented a pledge in the context of the Conference, Brazil’s Embassy in informed Armenian

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