Belgium's Flanders gets Ford money, GM talks due

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By Anne Jolis BRUSSELS, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Belgium's region of Flanders has secured a 60 million euro ($77 million) deal for a Ford Motor Co plant in Belgium and will speak on Tuesday with General Motors about the future of struggling Opel. Flemish Premier Kris Peeters and key regional ministers are holding meetings with U.S. auto executives in Detroit, a new tactic in European leaders' efforts to keep auto sector jobs in high-wage Western Europe. A Ford Genk spokesman said that ...

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