Spain's Deputy Prime Minister Soraya Saenz de Santamaria described the austerity measures unveiled today as a "crisis budget aimed at emerging from the crisis".
She told a news conference that the emphasis was on cuts rather than tax increases, but she was keen to stress that social spending accounted for 63.5% of the budget.
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