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SYLVIA POGGIOLI: Mr. GIULIO TREMONTI (Finance Minister, Italy) (Italian language spoken)
POGGIOLI: Anna Finocchiaro, a leader of the opposition Democratic Party, said Berlusconi should get the message.
ANNA FINOCCHIARO: (Foreign language spoken) (Through Translator) And now, you should at least have the dignity and sense of responsibility to hand in your resignation.
POGGIOLI: Daniel Gros, director of the Centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels, says Italy is too big to fail.
DANIEL GROS: Italy is the final domino which would basically destroy the entire EMU, the entire Euro area, if Italy were to fall.
POGGIOLI: Sylvia Poggioli, NPR News, Rome.
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