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Australia remains committed to implement media payment law, treasurer says

SYDNEY, Feb 19 (Reuters) - Australia Treasurer JoshFrydenberg on Friday said he had informed Facebook IncChief Executive Mark Zuckerberg the country remained committedto implementing the proposed media payment law.

"We talked through their remaining issues and agreed ourrespective teams would work through them immediately. We'll talkagain over the weekend," Frydenberg said in a tweet.

Facebook on Thursday blocked news feeds in Australia in asurprise escalation of a dispute with the government over a lawto require it to share revenue from news.(Reporting by Renju JoseEditing by Chris Reese)