India, France To Set Up Teams For Rafale Acquisition Deal In 'Time Bound Manner'

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  • 12:29 PM, May 6, 2015
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India and France will set up team to discuss the acquisition of 36 Dassault Rafale fighters in a ‘time bound manner’.

A short statement from India's MOD said after the Indian Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar met his French counterpart Jean-Yves Le Drian in Delhi today to flag off the acquisition process.

“Defence Ministers of India & France discuss modalities to reach early conclusion of Inter-Governmental agreement for acquisition of 36 Rafale jets,” Indian Defense Ministry Spokesperson, Sitanshu Kar tweeted on the micro-blogging site.

“India and France to set up teams to work out details of the deal in a time bound manner,” he tweeted.

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