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Irish government unveils four-year economic plan

11-25-2010 10:01 BJT

DUBLIN, Nov. 24 (Xinhua) -- The Irish government on Wednesday published a four-year recovery plan that involves a record budget cut of 15 billion euros (about 20 billion U.S. dollars) over the next four years in order to reduce the country's deficit.

Irish Prime Minister Brian Cowen (C) addresses a press conference in Dublin, Ireland, on November 24, 2010. The Irish government presented Wednesday a four-year austerity plan
outlining 15 billion euros in savings, a key step towards securing an international
bailout. (Xinhua/Xiong Sihao)


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