Qatar to buy 12 Rafale fighter jets amid Gulf crisis

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Doha | December 07, 2017 4:34 PM

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.

Qatar, gulf crisis, Emmanuel Macron, Qatar purchase, 24 Dassault Aviation, Rafale fighter jets, French-built Rafale fighter jetsThe 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. (Reuters)

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.

More details are awaited.

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