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Austrian Chancellor Says Taxpayer Won’t Pay Volksbanken Rescue

February 28, 2012

Feb. 28 (Bloomberg) -- Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann said the Alpine Republic’s citizens won’t be liable for a government decision to bailout Oesterreichische Volksbanken AG.

The bailout “was very important” and “will be funded by the banking sector and the owners,” Fayman said today in Vienna.

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