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EADS/BAE Systems deal talks blocked by German govt-French source

PARIS, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Merger talks between EADSand BAE Systems were blocked by the German government,a senior French government source said on Wednesday.

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

(Reporting by Emmanuel Jarry; Editing by Christian Plumb)

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