Thursday

17th Aug 2017

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Hollande speaks of alliance with Renzi

French President Francois Hollande in a TV interview said he "managed to convince fellow EU leaders" together with Italian PM Matteo Renzi that more flexibility was needed in EU's budget deficit rules. Hollande said France will stick to its promises, even though it has missed the deficit targets so far.

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