LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal could request its creditors for a further easing of budget deficit goals if the economy sours more, Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho said on Monday.
"If there is a necessity, the government would not hesitate in requesting a revision of the goals and that may have to happen according to the macroeconomic outlook," Passos Coelho told journalists in televised comments.
(Reporting By Axel Bugge and Daniel Alvarenga)
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