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Fed's Kocherlakota does not comment on U.S. policy, economy

Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Narayana Kocherlakota speaks at a macro-finance conference hosted by the Boston Federal Reserve Bank and Boston University in Boston, Massachusetts November 30, 2012. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Narayana Kocherlakota, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, did not comment on monetary policy or the economy, according to prepared remarks on Saturday.

Instead, he was to give a speech touting the need for diversity of views in the U.S. central bank.

(Reporting by Jonathan Spicer; Editing by Sophie Hares)