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Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi rejects criticism voiced by Bundesbank President Jens Weidmann last week that Italy is not doing enough to reduce its public debt.

"You can be absolutely certain that we know by ourselves what we have to do, we discuss it with our European partners and we don't need any foreign [central] bank governor to tell us," Renzi says in a press conference with his German counterpart Angela Merkel.

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