Government ministries’ spending on public relations were cut by 54 pct last year to 5.8 million euros, from 12.6 million euros in 2009, with a further reduction expected this year as well, Greek Finance Deputy Minister Philippos Sahinidis said on Friday. Speaking in Parliament, Sahinidis also said that outstanding debt of the Greek state totaled 6.010 billion euros in the January-March period this year.