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Italy "totally backs" EU help for Greece-Berlusconi

BOLOGNA, Italy, March 21 (Reuters) - Italy is "totally in favour" of EU help for Greece, Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi told Reuters on Sunday. "We are absolutely in favour," he said, when asked whether Italy thought that the EU should help Greece. Speaking on the sidelines of an election rally in Bologna, Berlsuconi said it was too early to say whether the Greek debt crisis will be the focus of this week's EU summit in Brussels. "We have not discussed this yet," he said. (reporting by Stephen Jewkes; Editing by Hans Peters) Keywords: GREECE EU/ITALY (silvia.aloisi@thomsonreuters.com; +39 06 8522 4392, Reuters Messaging: silvia.aloisi.reuters.com@reuters.net) COPYRIGHT Copyright Thomson Reuters 2010. All rights reserved.

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