German automotive group Daimler remains in talks with the German government to lower its stake in European aerospace group EADS by selling a 7.5 percent holding to state-owned development bank KfW.
"We still aim to further reduce our stake in EADS this year," said a Daimler spokesman on Wednesday.
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Earlier EADS and BAE Systems called off the world's largest defense and aviation merger, with sources close to the talks blaming Germany for wrecking the $45 billion deal.
(Reporting By Christiaan Hetzner)