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Portugal's opposition parties question terms of bailout

Portugal's opposition parties are considering the 78 billion euro bailout agreement between the government and the IMF and EU officials.

The terms are known to include some spending cuts and privatisations, but not, according to Socialist Prime Minister, Jose Socrates, further cuts in public-sector jobs, pay or bonuses.

Alison Roberts reports from Lisbon.

  • 04 May 2011
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