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France and Germany seek common position on US bank fines

05.08.14 @ 09:54

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France and Germany want a common European position on the large US fines on foreign banks, reports AFP. The topic "is under discussion between Germany and France," a French finance ministry spokesperson said. BNP Paribas was recently fined a record €6.6bn for violating US sanctions against blacklisted countries, including Iran.