BERLIN, March 7 (Reuters) - Germany said on Friday that discussions over a golden share for Europe's aerospace and defence company EADS EAD.PA are continuing.
A government spokesman said Germany and France had been in talks since last year over how to safeguard government interests in the flagship company.
“As far as I know the talks have not yet finished,” spokesman Ulrich Wilhelm told a regular news conference.
The Financial Times reported on Friday that France and Germany are finalising changes to EADS’s corporate-by-laws to prevent foreigners from building large stakes in the company. (Writing by Sylvia Westall)
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