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Borrowing by local and regional authorities

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Published by Council of Europe in Strasbourg .
Written in English

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Statementreport prepared by the Steering Committee on Local and Regional Authorities.
SeriesLocal and regional authorities in Europe -- 47
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Open LibraryOL22268446M
ISBN 109287120730

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