23 January 2022,   23:11
The US budget for fiscal year 2021 provides USD 132 million assistance to Georgia

The Consolidated Appropriations Act for 2021 says that no less than USD 132,025,000 should be disbursed to Georgia, albeit conditioned on the state of the rule of law and accountable institutions in the country.

According to the document, “the Secretary of State shall submit to the Committees on Appropriations a report on the rule of law and accountable institutions” in Georgia not later than 90 days after enactment of the Act.

The Bill prohibits U.S. aid to the governments that recognize independence of Abkhazia and Tskhinvali Region.

“None of the funds appropriated by this Act may be made available for assistance for the central government of a country that the Secretary of State determines and reports to the Committees on Appropriations has recognized the independence of, or has established diplomatic relations with, Russia occupied Abkhazia and Tskhinvali Region”, - reads the document.