French government again tells GE and Siemens to improve Alstom bids

As the deadline looms for sale of French engineering giant's energy arm, Paris threatens veto if counter bids are not improved.

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The French government raised the stakes in the battle for engineering group Alstom on Tuesday, telling rival suitors General Electric (GE) and Siemens to come up with better offers, reports Reuters.