Cabinet continues economic crisis talks

7th March 2009, Comments 0 comments

The cabinet yesterday continued its talks about ways of tackling the economic crisis.

THE HAGUE - Taking part were Prime Minister Jan Peter Balkenende, Deputy Prime Ministers Wouter Bos and André Rouvoet, Social Affairs Minister Piet-Hein Donner and the Christian Democrat, Labour and Christian Union parliamentary party leaders.

No details were released after the talks. The coalition parties held the first round of crisis talks on Thursday. The talks will continue on today.

The three coalition parties say painful measures will be inevitable.

Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Wouter Bos has called the crisis the cabinet's greatest challenge in 80 years.

Radio Netherlands / Expatica

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