Qatar to buy 12 Rafale fighter jets amid Gulf crisis

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 ...

Published: 07th December 2017 03:55 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th December 2017 04:00 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

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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