EU assures East Timor of more aid

The European Commission is ready to send more aid to East Timor. This was the message of European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso to East Timorese President Xanana Gusmao during their recent telephone conversation. Early this month, the commission promised to issue EUR18 million ($22.6 million) for the country’s poverty fight. (Source: European Commission ready to up East Timor aid/Agence France-Presse)

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