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Stanley Fischer responds to Lapid: Poor as important as middle class
Bank of Israel Governor Stanley Fischer commented on Finance Minister Yair Lapid's comments on the state's budget, saying: "We have been hearing a lot of talk lately about the middle class, but it is no less important to talk about the poor, and how they might benefit from economic growth."

 

Fischer made the comments upon submitting the Bank of Israel Report to President Shimon Peres. (Avital Lahav)