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Cnooc Ltd.’s $15.1 billion bid for Nexen Inc. (NXY) would have significant implications and must be judged to be in the long-term interest of the Canadian economy, Prime Minister Stephen Harper said.
Harper made the comment to reporters in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut.
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