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EU Commission extends review deadline for Thyssen, Tata Steel deal

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BERLIN (Reuters) - The European Commission extended the deadline for reviewing the planned joint venture deal between ThyssenKrupp and Tata Steel by 7 working days until June 17, its website showed on Friday.

Tata Steel and ThyssenKrupp had proposed to combine their steel operations Europe, which would form the region's second-biggest steelmaker.

(Reporting by Tom Kaeckenhoff and Riham Alkousaa; Editing by Tassilo Hummel)

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