Clement would prefer Daimler MTU unit stay German

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BERLIN, Aug 21 (Reuters) - German Economy Minister Wolfgang Clement said on Thursday Berlin would like DaimlerChrysler AG's MTU aero engines unit to remain in German hands, as a newspaper quoted a company spokesman as saying that was unlikely. But in an interview with Reuters, Clement said planned legislation giving the government a veto over foreign takeovers of German defense companies was not aimed at individual cases, indicating the government could be powerless to stop an MTU sale. ...

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