Govt Discusses 2011, 2012 Spending, Announces Further Cuts

Ljubljana, 15 July - The government debated budget spending in 2011 and 2012 on Thursday, announcing a curbing of the budget deficit from 5% to 4% for the coming two years. PM Borut Pahor believes further cuts will be necessary to public sector pay, social transfers and pensions.

Prime Minister Borut Pahor talks to the press after government session.
Photo: Stanko Gruden/STA

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