Russia autos could strengthen ties with France-Putin


ZHUKOVSKY, Russia, June 30 (Reuters) - Russia could strengthen its car industry's ties with France possibly through an equity swap between the two governments and their flagship car-makers, Prime Minister Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday. "There are swap options with the French government -- which owns a stake in (France's) Renault . We have discussed it, it could be a good co-operation," he said during a discussion with business leaders in Zhukovsky, near Moscow. Renault already owns 25 ...

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