Trichet's deep sympathy at London bomb blasts

European Central Bank president Jean-Claude Trichet said on Thursday 7 July that he does not expect the multiple bomb blasts in London to have any significant impact on the euro zone or UK economies.

Trichet opened the ECB's post-meeting press conference by saying, "The Governing Council of the ECB expresses its deep sympathy and its total solidarity with the British people and the Bank of England in these dreadful circumstances."

He said the experience of the Madrid bombings in March 2004

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