State budget passes after bumpy ride

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State budget passes after bumpy ride
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Following its unprecedented rejection, Cyprus’ revised 2021 budget was narrowly approved by parliament with the government relieved to see millions for coronavirus support unlocked.

The €17.1 bln budget was passed on Thursday with 29 votes for and 26 against.

Votes in favour came from ruling DISY (18 seats), EDEK (three seats), the Citizens Alliance (one seat), Solidarity (two seats), far-right-wing Elam (two seats) and the Cooperation of Democratic Forces (three seats).

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said: “Without an approved...


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State budget passes after bumpy ride


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