Bailout renegotiation looms following Irish election

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Enda Kenny, Ireland's prime minister-elect, will on Friday meet José Manuel Barroso, the president of the European Commission (EC), and is expected to push for a renegotiation of the terms of Ireland's European Union (EU)-IMF bailout deal.

Representatives at the EC confirmed that Barroso and Kenny spoke on Sunday night, adding Barroso expressed his hope for a relationship of "constructive cooperation" with Kenny, who is the head of Fine Gael, the party that took the largest share of the vote at

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