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Gov't committed to public finance deficit under 3 percent

PM Fico restated on October 3 that Slovakia will adhere to the projected public finances deficit in 2007, which amounts to less than 3 percent of GDP. He also said euro adoption is a strategic priority and will be incorporated into the state budget for 2008, which is currently being prepared.

Slovakia received support for euro introduction from France during Fico’s official visit there on October 2. TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports
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