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German government spokesman declines comment on Deutsche Bank situation

BERLIN (Reuters) - A German government spokesman, asked about Deutsche Bank (DBKGn.DE), declined to comment on the situation of individual companies at a regular news conference on Friday.

Deutsche and its biggest investor have sought to reassure shareholders and staff of its financial strength after a ratings downgrade cast doubts on its turnaround plans.

(Writing by Paul Carrel; Editing by Madeline Chambers)