Macron and Merkel Phone Calls

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Dear Competition,

Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:

- Records of any calls or conversations between Commissioner Vestager and French President Macron or former German Chancellor Merkel on Siemens' proposed acquisition of Alstom, which was eventually blocked by the EU Commission.

Yours faithfully,

Samuel Stolton
Rue de la Loi 62
1040, Competition

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Dear Mr. Stolton,


Please find attached the reply to your request.


Kind regards,


Case secretary
European Commission
Unit C-5- Mergers

MADO 27/044
B-1049 Brussels/Belgium
Tel: +32 2 29 59281
Fax: +32 2 29 64301
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