EADS/BAE Systems deal talks blocked by German government: French source

PARIS Wed Oct 10, 2012 10:06am EDT

PARIS (Reuters) - Merger talks between EADS and BAE Systems were blocked by the German government, a senior French government source said on Wednesday.

"The (German) chancellor did not want the talks to continue," the source told Reuters on condition of anonymity.

(Reporting by Emmanuel Jarry; Editing by Christian Plumb)

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