Unease over EADS Daimler and Berlin Fight over Share Sale to Qatar

Executives at Daimler are opposed to a sale of the company's holdings in aerospace giant EADS to the the emirate of Qatar, and they are locked in a dispute with the government in Berlin. They fear the sale would lead to French dominance in future decision-making.
Workers at the Airbus plant in Hamburg's Finkenwerder district celebrate the 2008 delivery of the first A380 aircraft to Emirates airlines.

Workers at the Airbus plant in Hamburg's Finkenwerder district celebrate the 2008 delivery of the first A380 aircraft to Emirates airlines.

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