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Last Updated : Aug 21, 2015 09:31 PM IST | Source: Reuters

France, India to end Rafale jets deal within 10 days: Srcs

In April, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he had ordered 36 "ready-to-fly" Rafale fighters to modernise his country's warplane fleet, dealing directly with the French government after three years of inconclusive negotiations with the plane's manufacturer, Dassault.


India's purchase of French Rafale fighter jets could be concluded in about 10 days, a source with knowledge of the talks told agency on Friday.


In April, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi said he had ordered 36 "ready-to-fly" Rafale fighters to modernise his country's warplane fleet, dealing directly with the French government after three years of inconclusive negotiations with the plane's manufacturer, Dassault.

"Things are getting better with India," the source said. "An agreement could be seen in about 10 days."

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First Published on Aug 21, 2015 09:25 pm
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