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Euro rate concern for Europe

11 February 2013 Last updated at 11:24 GMT

France is set to voice concerns about the strength of the euro at a meeting of eurozone finance ministers.

The euro has risen by 6% against a basket of other currencies in the past six months.

But with other countries also wanting to weaken their exchange rates, there are renewed fears of "currency wars".

Nigel Cassidy reports.