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France’s Fillon Says Growth Depends on Saving Greece, Banks

October 17, 2011

Oct. 17 (Bloomberg) -- Restoring growth in Europe depends on making sure that Greece and any banks don’t fail, French Prime Minister Francois Fillon said.

“If we can be convincing that Greece won’t fail, and we won’t let it, and if we can can be convincing that we won’t let banks fail, and we won’t because governments will show solidarity, then we will see growth in 2012,” Fillon said in an interview on France2 television.

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