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Cyprus bailout amount not up for debate

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Germany on Friday said the amount of a eurozone bailout for Cyprus would not rise after the debt-laden island state's president said he would appeal for extra assistance.

"The contribution from international creditors will not change," government spokesman Steffen Seibert told a regular government briefing, noting that the 10-billion-euro ($13-billion) package was "already very large".

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