Armenia unveils aid package for families of the missing, POWs

December 10, 2020 – 14:48 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net – The families of missing soldiers and prisoners of war will receive monthly assistance in the amount of AMD 300,000 (a little over $600), Minister of Labor and Social Affairs Mesrop Arakelyan said Thursday, December 10.

According to him, AMD 500 million (more than $1 million) will be allocated for the project.

After the completion of hostilities in Nagorno-, many servicemen are still missing, while dozens of others are held captive in Azerbaijan. Although both sides have approved the principle of “all in exchange for all”, the swap of POWs and other detained persons has not started because seems to be deliberately dragging the process and in general reluctant to act.

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