Wednesday, February 15, 2006

$ 75 Million For Democracy

The US administration will ask Congress for another 75 million dollars to boost democracy in Iran amid growing concern over Tehran's nuclear program, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said.

Condi Rice told a Senate committee the money, which amounts to more than a doubling of the funding for pro-democracy activities in Iran, would go to stepped-up radio and television broadcasts and other programs.

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Do you think this amount of money to promote democracy in Iran is enough?

UPDATE1 from the US State Department

7 comments:

Tasha said...

"Do you think this amount of money to promote democracy in Iran is enough? "

No. But it's more than they were allocating before.
Let's hope congress okays this soon.

Anonymous said...

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Anonymous said...

I think is an additional $75 to an already alloted $60 million. Which is not so bad for starters.

Anonymous said...

I meant to say= It is

آهو said...

I wish they would spend the funding for pro-democracy activities in.

Sirous said...

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Anonymous said...

This is only about $1 per Iranian. It's not sufficient.