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Bulgarian parliament adopts at first reading 2011 State Budget

The parliament in Bulgaria adopted at first reading the budget 2011, reported Focus News Agency. 202 MPs voted, 130 of them in favor, 58 against and 14 restrained.

The economic growth is expected to be 3.6 percent of the gross domestic product. Sofia forecasts that the 26 billion leva (around 13.2946 billion euro) revenues and 28 billion leva (14.317 billion euros) cost. Bulgaria expects a budget deficit of 2.5 percent of GDP.

MPs from the Bulgarian Socialist Party raised red posters saying "Boyko is clueless again".

Abstinence is the only option for the right coalition lawmaker Assen Agov said during budget debates.

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