BRIEF-Telecom Italia chairman says not in merger talks with Orange
Jan 13 (Reuters) - Telecom Italia chairman Giuseppe Recchi says:
* no contacts with Orange on potential consolidation in Europe, it's "only speculation"
* Orange CEO Stéphane Richard told reporters on Tuesday his company would like to take part in consolidation in Europe, which "could involve Telecom Italia" Further company coverage: (Reporting by Milan Newsroom)
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