Geithner Promises to Look Into Swiss Bank Talks, Widmer Says

Jan. 28 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner promised to personally monitor talks with Switzerland over undeclared bank accounts Swiss Finance Minister Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf said in an interview with told Swiss television station SF.

The minister said she had a “very good, open” discussion with Geithner and thinks he got the message that Switzerland wants to find a solution as quickly as possible, according to the interview posted on SF website today.

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