BRUSSELS, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Britain is ready to help Ireland in restoring stability to its banking system, British finance minister George Osborne said on Wednesday.
“We’re going to do what is in Britain’s national interest. Ireland is our closest neighbour and it’s in Britain’s national interest that the Irish economy is successful and we have a stable banking system,” Osborne said ahead of a meeting of European Union finance ministers.
“So Britain stands ready to support Ireland in the steps that it needs to take to bring about that stability.”
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