Teachers protest in Beirut, May 20, 2019. (The Daily Star/Hasan Shaaban)
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Public sector workers affiliated with the League of Public Administration Employees Wednesday suspended their strike as Cabinet is set to meet for what is expected to be a final read-through of the 2019 draft state budget, the state-run National News Agency reported.While ministers said that Wednesday's session would be the last and that they had managed to reduce the deficit to 7.6 percent of GDP, they have not yet revealed whether or not public employees' salaries would be affected.
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