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Monti named 'European of the Year'

30-year-old prize awarded by French political annual

30 January, 12:15
Monti named 'European of the Year'

(ANSA) - Paris, January 30 - Italian Premier Mario Monti will pick up the European of the Year award in Paris Tuesday, assigned by the French political annual Trombinoscope.

The 30-year-old prize was last year given to ex-European Central Bank governor Jean-Claude Trichet.

Previous recipients have included French President Nicolas Sarkozy and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

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