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Leaders of the seven richest industrialized nations endorsed a plan for a $58 billion rescue fund to promptly handle future crises like last winter's Mexican peso plunge.President Clinton and the leaders of Japan, Germany, Britain, France, Canada and Italyagreed that the global economy is not growing as robustly as it was only a year ago and promised to used the fund to avert worldwide financial instability. "We cannot walk away from our global leadership responsibilities," Clinton told reprters at the G-7 summit in Halifax, Nova Scotia. At the same time, he said the bailout fund will "help us prevent future Mexicos." In a nod to U.S. critics of the president's hastily-assembled peso plan, Clinton aides stressed that the International Monetary Fund would try to tap the resources of newly wealthy Asian countries to keep the U.S. contribution low.