France, Germany call on US to end aid for Boeing

TOULOUSE, France (AFP) - The French and German economy ministers on Monday called on Washington to end what European governments consider illegal subsidies for US plane manufacturer Boeing.

"The two governments call on the United States to engage in fair competition and not in competition that relies on billions of dollars in subsidies," German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said during a visit to the headquarters of Airbus with his French counterpart Arnaud Montebourg.

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