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Former Italian president, prime minister Ciampi dies

ROME - Former Italian president, prime minister and central bank governor Carlo Azeglio Ciampi, who played a key role in guiding the country into the European single currency, has died at the age of 95, the government said on Friday.
Prime Minister Matteo Renzi praised Ciampi as a man who had worked tirelessly for Italy and had served the country "with passion".
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