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Brown 'willing to see' other party leaders

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Gordon Brown has said he ''understands and respects'' the position of Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg in stating he wants to speak to Conservative leader David Cameron about a possible coalition.

The Tories have won most votes in the general election, but not an overall majority.

Speaking to reporters for the first time about the future of a hung parliament, the prime minister said he was ''willing to see any of the party leaders''.

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