November 19, 2012 / 8:08 PM / in 5 years

U.S. fiscal impact of great concern to Canada: Harper

Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper speaks to Canadian business officials in Dakar October 11, 2012.Joe Penney

TORONTO (Reuters) - Any fiscal problems that would significantly slow the U.S. economy would be of great concern to Canada, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper said on Monday.

The United States needed a credible medium-term fiscal plan, Harper said at a business forum in Ottawa, adding that he was following the U.S. fiscal debate with "great interest."

Reporting by Solarina Ho

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