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Brazil Finance Minister Meirelles says he is not a presidential candidate

SAO PAULO, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Brazilian Finance Minister Henrique Meirelles wrote on Twitter on Wednesday that he is not actively seeking any nomination to become the next president of Latin America's biggest nation.

Meirelles was responding to lawmakers from his Social Democratic Party who have called for him to run for the presidency next year. He wrote on Twitter that he is focusing his energies on helping Brazil obtain "sustainable growth" after emerging from its worst recorded recession.

(Reporting by Eduardo Simoes; Editing by Leslie Adler)