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French public debt to reach nearly 2 trillion euros

The huge figure, which represents 95.1 percent of France's GDP, is far higher than previous government estimates.

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France's public debt was expected to climb to nearly two trillion euros ($2.7 trillion) by the end of 2014, or 95.1 percent of GDP, far higher than previous government estimates, the Le Figaro daily reported Tuesday, reports GlobalPost.

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