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French Military Facing Budget Cuts

The French military will cut almost 8,000 jobs next year, with 34,000 jobs would likely be cut over the coming six years.

The French military will cut almost 8,000 jobs next year, with 34,000 jobs would likely be cut over the coming six years.

The cuts come as political tensions rise due to concerns about a stalled economy and high unemployment. Military officials and lawmakers said drastic spending cuts would reduce France’s ability to counter global security threats.

Read more at http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/10/03/us-france-defence-budget-idUSBRE9920SA20131003.

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