Qatar to buy 12 Rafale fighter jets amid Gulf crisis
By PTI | Published: 07th December 2017 03:55 PM |
Doha, Dec 7 (AFP) Qatar announced today it had agreed to buy 12 French-built Rafale fighter jets, with an option for 36 others, during a state visit by President Emmanuel Macron.
The deal, which follows Qatar's purchase of 24 Dassault Aviation-built Rafale fighter jets in 2015, comes as the emirate is hit by a trade and diplomatic boycott by neighbouring countries in the region's worst political crisis in years.(AFP) AMS .
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