After resignation of key cabinet members, Portuguese PM offers plan to save government from collapse

July 2013
Political Intelligence Briefing;7/16/2013, p54
The article focuses on the coalition government of Portugal which was in crises because of the resignation filed by its Foreign Minister Paulo Portas and Finance Minister Vitor Gaspar. It states that now Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho have to call for snap elections because he now don't have majority in parliament. It further discusses issue related to the imposition of austerity measures which is not considered by the politicians inspite of its great importance.


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