Freedom Support Act


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Freedom Support Act

Legislation the United States, passed in 1992, intended to help former Soviet nations in the transition to capitalism. Among other provisions, it established American Business Centers in several countries to provide resources to encourage American businesses to expand into the Eastern bloc.
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One of the Armenian lobby's significant achievements was the adoption and maintenance of Section 907 of the Freedom Support Act, which has frozen US aid to Azerbaijan.
Such sales were authorized by Congress three years back in the Ukraine Freedom Support Act but the Obama administration never made a decision to follow through.
Congress passed a law (Section 907 to the Freedom Support Act) in 1992, rewarding Armenia for an illegal invasion and punishing Azerbaijan for defending itself," the author wrote.
intervention in the form of military hardware assistance that will allow Kiev to repel pro-Russian rebels fighting for independence in the east part of the country, as stipulated in the Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014 passed by American lawmakers.
MOSCOW, Dec 19 (KUNA) -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov on Friday warned that the new US sanctions, envisaged in the Ukraine Freedom Support Act of 2014 will be counterproductive.
"The Ukraine Freedom Support Act approved by both houses of the US Congress without debate and proper voting cannot cause anything but deep regret as it bears an openly confrontational nature," Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Alexander Lukashevich said in a statement, Sputniknews reported.
The Senate bill -- dubbed the Ukraine Freedom Support Act -- must still be approved by the White House, which has so far been reluctant to provide direct military assistance to Ukraine for fear of being drawn into a proxy war with Russia.
To recall, Section 907 of the United States Freedom Support Act bans any kind of direct United States aid to the Azerbaijani
She has also co-sponsored the Iran Refined Petroleum Sanctions Act, the Iran Sanctions Enabling Act, the Iran Counter-Proliferation Act, and the Iran Freedom Support Act. More recently, Schakowsky co-sponsored the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010, which a former CIA officer and political analyst described as "basically an act of war."
Appendixes include short biographies of significant figures from each country, chronologies for each country, and a collection of significant documents (i.e., the constitutions of each country, ceasefire agreements, and a section of the FREEDOM Support Act enacted by the US Congress.)
The request for FREEDOM Support Act (FSA) and Foreign Assistance Act funding reflects the vital U.S.