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Germany declines to comment on possible talks with Lufthansa investor

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German government on Friday declined to comment on possible talks with Lufthansa LHAG.DE shareholder Heinz Hermann Thiele after a newspaper reported the billionaire has reached out to Berlin in a standoff over a $10 billion rescue package.

A spokesman for the Economy Ministry said: “We can neither confirm, deny nor comment on any talks.”

Reporting by Thomas Seythal and Andreas Rinke; Editing by Michelle Martin

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