$70.5 billion budget from Biden administration on foreign and international programs for fiscal year 2024

In the 2024 fiscal year budget documents released to the public by the White House, it was stated that $63.1 billion was reserved for the State Department and the US Agency for International Development, while $7.4 billion was reserved for other international programs contributed by the administration.

Making a statement on the subject, Foreign Minister Antony Blinken expressed his satisfaction with the budget.

“We will continue to use all the tools of US diplomacy to bring our allies and partners together to work with us in addressing issues,” Blinken said. used the phrases.

$400 million for the Anti-Chinese Influence Fund

In the written statement made by the Foreign Ministry regarding the details of the budget, it was noted that 1.7 billion dollars were allocated in the budget for the recovery of Ukraine after the war and the stabilization of the war-affected regions.

In the statement, it was stated that 400 million dollars were allocated for the Anti-Chinese Influence Fund in the budget, on the other hand, 2 billion dollars to support strategic construction projects around the world within the scope of a new fund opened to compete with China, and 2 billion dollars to strengthen the economies in the Indo-Pacific region. It was stated that 2 billion dollars were allocated for capital increases in the region and 7.1 billion dollars were allocated for the renewal of the Free Associations Agreement in the next 20 years.

It was also stated in the budget that the US allocated $2.3 billion to strengthen partners in the region for the implementation of the Indo-Pacific Strategy.

In the statement, it was noted that more than $ 28 billion was allocated to combat other global challenges, including the economy, energy, food and health security, climate crisis and irregular migration and humanitarian disasters, while it was stated that the United States will accept 25,000 refugees into the country in 2024 as part of the budget.

It was noted that the Biden administration allocated $ 3.4 billion in aid funds for global democratic participation, especially in the countries participating in the Democracy Summit.

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