Does the Swedish government want to eliminate Saab automobile?


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Monday, 16 May 2011
The Swedish government has been accused of having a hidden agenda to eliminate Saab fro the face of Sweden’s industrial world.
The claim was made by Lars Carlstrom, the Swedish representative of the Russian businessman, Vladimir Antonov, who has been fighting for the past years to invest in the company.

According to the Swedish newspaper,  Aftonbladet, he said that a high-ranking political official at the Finance Ministry is reported to have appealed to him to give up the fight for Saab. "Things are going well for Sweden now and we can do without Saab", the official is quoted to have said.
Industry minister Maud Olofsson's press secretary rejects claims as outright lies.

The Swedish government has been accused of feet-dragging in providing assistance to Saab so that it could regain flows in its operation so it is not clears as to whether this is as a result of the government wanting to see the company die a natural death.
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