German Chancellor Angela Merkel revealed yesterday that Berlin is considering buying a stake in Airbus parent EADS, while French President Jacques Chirac insisted that the aircraft manufacturer's Power8 cost-cutting plan must be "harmoniously divided" between France and Germany. In a joint news conference yesterday during a Franco-German summit in Paris, the two leaders expressed support for Airbus's restructuring program but warned that political and labor union interests must be respected. ...

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