Portugal Does Not Have to Ask for European Aid After Ireland, Diario Says

Portugal will not ask for aid just because Ireland does it, Diario de Noticias reported, citing an unidentified official from the Portuguese prime minister’s office.

Portugal does not have to follow behind Ireland, the Portuguese newspaper said. Everything else that is said is “pure speculation,” the official said, according to Diario.

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