Oman to spend $2.6 bln to satisfy protest demands -TV

April 17, 2011 19:45

MUSCAT - Oman plans to spend 1 billion rials ($2.6 billion) to "satisfy the demands" of street protesters in the Gulf Arab state who have sought jobs and political reforms, state television reported on Sunday.

"Oman will spend 1 billion rials to satisfy the demands of the protesters and also for a state grant for its people," a statement from the sultan's office read on state television said.

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