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United States: austerity measures necessary

The USA argues that Government cuts to salaries are a painful but necessary measure to combat the budget deficit. Michael Bird talks to Jeri Guthrie Corn, deputy chief of mission in the U.S. Embassy

July 2010 - From the Print Edition

The U.S. views Romania’s cuts on public spending, which include up to 25 per cent salary slashes for public workers, as a difficult but necessary economic measure for Romania to help reduce its eight billion Euro budget deficit for 2010.
“It will be painful and everyone should be involved,” says Jeri Guthrie-Corn, deputy chief of mission in the U.S. Embassy. “There should be no exclusions for political leaders or members of Parliament.”
However U.S. officials argue that Romania’s choi...

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Proud to be a Pole: on 2010-07-06 16:45:19
People here in Poland are so pissed at Americans because of no visa waiver program. Well if the refusal rate has to narrow all the way to three per cent, why don't you tell your embassy clerks to accept more applications, it can't get any simpler.

Plus, I don't see why we had our troops in Iraq for so long while we gained absolutely no ECONOMIC benefits. Now we're sending more and more troops to Afghanistan to fight this war on terror and Americans again don't see this as the closest act of being an ally. It's ridiculous.





Proud to be a Pole: on 2010-07-06 16:48:29
Oh yeah, not to mention we're the member of Schengen area.

 
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