Ireland seeks debt restructuring aid

Help sought from France and Germany as government weighs cutting another $4.5bn from public spending.

    The government of Ireland is planning to cut another $4.5bn from public spending. The country is pleading with France and Germany for a restructuring of its debts so it can alleviate its crushing austerity.

    Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from Dublin.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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