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France won't buy troubled Petroplus refinery: Hollande

France's President Francois Hollande (C), flanked by Foreign Minister and local representative Laurent Fabius (C Rear), Val-de-Reuil's Mayor Marc-Antoine Jamet (L Rear) and French Minister for Industrial Recovery Arnaud Montebourg (R Rear), talks with Swiss Petroplus Petit-Couronne refinery workers in Val-de-Reuil, near Rouen, January 5, 2013. REUTERS/Charly Triballeau/Pool

France's President Francois Hollande (C), flanked by Foreign Minister and local representative Laurent Fabius (C Rear), Val-de-Reuil's Mayor Marc-Antoine Jamet (L Rear) and French Minister for Industrial Recovery Arnaud Montebourg (R Rear), talks...more

France's President Francois Hollande (C), flanked by Foreign Minister and local representative Laurent Fabius (C Rear), Val-de-Reuil's Mayor Marc-Antoine Jamet (L Rear) and French Minister for Industrial Recovery Arnaud Montebourg (R Rear), talks with Swiss Petroplus Petit-Couronne refinery workers in Val-de-Reuil, near Rouen, January 5, 2013. REUTERS/Charly Triballeau/Pool
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French President Francois Hollande arrives at the Elysee Palace in Paris to attend a working meeting with government about employment and economic situation in France, January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

French President Francois Hollande arrives at the Elysee Palace in Paris to attend a working meeting with government about employment and economic situation in France, January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer

French President Francois Hollande arrives at the Elysee Palace in Paris to attend a working meeting with government about employment and economic situation in France, January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Philippe Wojazer
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