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EU must cut costs after Brexit: Finnish finance minister

Reuters

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Britain's exit from the European Union must not increase payments made by net contributors to the bloc's budget, Finnish Finance Minister Petteri Orpo said on Wednesday.

"When Britain leaves and creates a hole in the budget, it should lead to cost cuts... Finland's contribution must not increase," he told a news conference.

(Reporting by Tuomas Forsell, writing by Jussi Rosendahl; editing by John Stonestreet)