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ING sells Malaysian insurance unit to AIA for 1.3 bln euros

AMSTERDAM, Oct 11 (Reuters) - ING said late onWednesday it has agreed to sell its Malaysian insurance unit topan-Asian insurer AIA Group Ltd for 1.3 billion euros($1.68 billion) in cash, kicking off the Dutch group'slong-awaited divestment of Asian assets.($1 = 0.7751 euros)

(Reporting by Sara Webb; Editing by Gary Hill)

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Keywords: ING AIA/MALAYSIA