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Danish PM: Denmark's welfare system safe despite crisis

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Denmark's Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt says Denmark can continue to afford its welfare and benefit system despite the economic crisis.

She tells Stephen Sackur that limiting welfare provision to the poor results in poor welfare. But she says Denmark's economy will need to be reformed if existing benefits can continue.

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