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France backs retroactive Irish bank support: Hollande

France backs a retroactive recapitalization of Ireland's banks, President Francois Hollande said on Monday, adding that its banking sector should be treated as a special case.

"I said Ireland was a special case and should be treated as such," Hollande told reporters after a meeting with Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny in Paris.

(Reporting By Daniel Flynn; editing by Mark John)