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  3/9/2012, Adar 15, 5772

France Welcomes Greek Bond Swap


French Finance Minister Francois Baroin has welcomed news of Greece’s planned bond swap deal. “This is good news, this is a success,” he said in a radio interview. The deal will allow Greece to avoid bankruptcy.

Baroin expressed confidence in Spain’s chances of dealing with its deficit as well.