BERLIN (Dow Jones) – A decision on the financing the additional costs for the procurement of the A400M military transport pending. It is not true that "in matters of finance any decision had been made, "said a spokesman for the Federal Defense Dow Jones Newswires on Thursday in Berlin.
A report by the "Handelsblatt", according Defense Minister Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg, the additional costs for the A400M from almost 1 billion EUR over the Großbürgschaften Germany funds and loans intended to finance state-owned KfW bank and the negotiations would resume on Thursday, identified the speaker as seized "from the air."
Neither these figures indicate the internal state of the Re still thinking in terms of any financing decision fallen, "said the MoD spokesman would find. In addition, neither today nor tomorrow Contract negotiations between the nations and EADS. A new date stand not yet fixed. But stay objective, timely solution to errreichen said the MoD spokesman.
Negotiations on the A400M would be on the German side to the Led by Secretary of State continues to completion Rüdiger Wolf. That "Handelsblatt" had reported that Wolf is "with immediate effect" of Withdrawn from the field on defense, and Secretary of State Walther Otremba been transferred.
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February 11, 2010 06:10 ET (11:10 GMT)
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