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India appoints Goyal as interim finance minister as Jaitley gets medical treatment

India appoints Goyal as interim finance minister as Jaitley gets medical treatment
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DENIS BALIBOUSE(Reuters)
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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The Indian government has appointed Piyush Goyal as its interim finance minister as the current Finance Minister Arun Jaitley receives medical treatment, the president's office said in a statement.

Jaitley would not be presenting the interim budget next week, according to a source familiar with the matter. The Indian government has not commented on Jaitley's medical condition.

(Reporting by Sudarshan Varadhan; Edited by Martin Howell)

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