Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser, left, Mitsubishi CEO Shunichi Miyanaga, center, Gerhard Cromme, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Siemens, arrive for a meeting with French President Francois Hollande at ... more 
Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser, left, Mitsubishi CEO Shunichi Miyanaga, center, Gerhard Cromme, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Siemens, arrive for a meeting with French President Francois Hollande at the Elysee Palace in Paris, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. Engineering giants Siemens of Germany and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries of Japan on Monday jointly offered to buy parts of France's Alstom and start a long-term partnership, a move that could derail a competing bid by General Electric. At right is Christophe de Maistre, head of Siemens France . (AP Photo/Jacques Brinon) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Jacques Brinon
Tue, Jun 17, 2014 5:15 AM EDT