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Germany: Italy needs to consolidate its budget

22.04.13 @ 14:41


BERLIN - German Chancellor Angela Merkel has the "highest consideration" for Italy's recently re-elected President Giorgio Napolitano, a government spokesman has said. "It has been our position all along that budget consolidation and growth go hand in hand. We are following with great interest the difficult political situation in Italy," he added.

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