MADRID, April 16- Spain's acting treasury minister met with the heads of the country's regional governments late on Friday, urging them to control their spending this year in order to rein in one of the European Union's largest public deficits. The task is a politically uncomfortable one for the caretaker government of the centre-right People's Party at a time...
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