Portugal takes lead in ratifying EU budget pact

Portugal takes lead in ratifying EU budget pact

Lisbon : Portugal | Apr 13, 2012 at 6:35 AM PDT
Source: Channel NewsAsia
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Portugal, which received an international bailout last year, became the first EU country to ratify a European Union pact tightening budget discipline on Friday. The country's parliament approved the pact, the bloc's main rampart against debt crises, by 204 votes to 24, with two abstentions. FULL ARTICLE AT Channel NewsAsia
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