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Finnish finance minister to miss euro zone, EU meetings

HELSINKI, Oct 8 (Reuters) - Finland's finance minister will miss meetings with her European counterparts on Monday and Tuesday after falling ill, a finance ministry official said.

In place of Jutta Urpilainen, under-secretary of state Martti Hetemaki will lead the Finnish delegation at the meetings of euro zone and European Union finance ministers in Luxembourg, the official told Reuters.

(Reporting By Jussi Rosendahl; Editing by John Stonestreet)

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Keywords: FINLAND/URPILAINEN