US gives $150 million in aid for Portugal
Secretary of State Alexander M. Haig Jr. arrived in Lisbon Wednesday with a $ 150 million aid bonus for Portugal, one of the America's most faithful allies in Europe.Skip to next paragraph
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The US decision was officially viewed here as a goodwill gesture for the first of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization allies to respond to President Reagan's call for punitive measures against the Soviet Union over the Polish crisis. Portugal expelled two Soviet diplomats last month.