Finance Minister Lapid warns of austerity measures

By JPOST.COM STAFF
March 24, 2013 07:13




Newly minted Finance Minister and Yesh Atid party leader Yair Lapid forewarned the Israeli public of upcoming cuts to the state budget in order to deal with the deficit.

In a written statement, Lapid said that the time had arrived to confront the deficit. "We will work hard, reduce, make cuts, including in places where it hurts."
       


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