German EconMin plays down review of Opel deal


BERLIN, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Germany's economy minister distanced himself on Thursday from comments by a party colleague who had said the new government in Berlin would review the previously agreed sale of General Motors [GM.UL] unit Opel to Canada's Magna . Dirk Pfeil, a Free Democrat (FDP) and member of the trust overseeing Opel, told a German newspaper this week Berlin's new centre-right coalition planned to review the Opel sale plan and that the carmaker could end up staying part of U.S. ...

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