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EU ambassador cites closer ties with US

Thawed relations due to common goals, Bruton says

By Kevin Cullen
Globe Staff / October 29, 2005

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When he was prime minister of Ireland in the mid-1990s, John Bruton presided over an economy whose double-digit annual growth was the envy of Europe. Irish success was attributed in part not only to their ability to speak English, the language of international business, but ''American," the language of low corporate taxes not spoken in most other European countries. (Full article: 887 words)

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