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It's up to Italy to tackle its debt pile - German finance minister

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(Reuters) - German Olaf said on Friday that it was up to to deal with its debt mountain.

Speaking at a family-owned companies conference in Berlin, said had achieved a reduction in its debt in the past and must do so in the future, or politicians there would be held responsible by Italian voters.

"It is up to countries in to take responsibility for their own problems," said, promising that the German would not allow a "transfer union" in

(Reporting by Noah Barkin; Editing by Michelle Martin)

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First Published: Fri, June 08 2018. 13:27 IST