Fitch also affirmed France's neighbor Italy's A MINUS credit rating, highlighting the government's progress in cutting public spending deficit.
The agency has kept the outlook negative, citing the risk of possible political and policy instability following upcoming elections.
The affirmation comes after a topsy-turvy week in Italy's politics, as the caretaker premier announced plans for resignation.
But a top Italian minister says, the election won't change the fundamentals of the country's economy, as the government needs to maintain and deepen reforms.
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