Latvian government not to resign

  • 2009-06-11
  • TBT Staff

RIGA- Earlier todayseveral erroneous reports announcing the resignation of the current Latviangovernment were released. The office of Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis havereleased the following statement:

Theinformation disseminated to the mass media that the Latvian Government headedby Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis is about to resign is false and deceptive's the Prime Minister stresses that the resignation has not happened and is noteven considered.

 "The Government is committed to prepareamendments to the 2009 state budget in order to reduce the budgetary deficit by500 million lats. Therefore any speculations about the resignation areinappropriate", said V.Dombrovskis.