No decisions on EADS/BAE merger seen at Merkel-Hollande talks-aide
BERLIN, Sept 21 |
BERLIN, Sept 21 (Reuters) - Angela Merkel and Francois Hollande will discuss the merger of European aerospace firm EADS and British defence firm BAE Systems at a Franco-German summit on Saturday but will not make any decisions, a Merkel aide said on Friday.
"EADS/BAE will certainly be a topic at the working lunch with President Hollande, but there definitely won't be any decisions on Saturday," the German chancellor's spokesman, Steffen Seibert, told a news conference.
The German and French leaders will also discuss plans for cross-border banking supervision by the European Central Bank but the meeting is "not the moment for making decisions", he added.
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