Portugal says EU-IMF-ECB auditors to make special visit

Auditors from Portugal's international creditors will make an additional visit to the country in the coming weeks as it seeks to find new spending cuts after a court ruling rejected a number of austerity measures, an official said Monday.

Following the Constitutional Court's rejection of several budget measures on Friday the so-called troika of auditors from the EU, IMF and ECB "will make an additional visit to Portugal", Finance Minister Vitor Gaspar said in a statement.