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Friday, February 13, 2015

Egypt agrees fighter jet deal with France

Dassault RafaleEgypt is set to order 24 Rafale fighter jets alongside a warship and other related equipment, according to President François Hollande, in what would mark the end of years of failed attempts to export the plane abroad.

France and Egypt have been negotiating since November last year on the sale of the multipurpose war planes, a Fremm naval frigate and MBDA air to air missiles in a multibillion-euro deal, according to people close to the talks.

“The Egyptian authorities have just let me know their intention of acquiring 24 Rafale planes, a multi-mission frigate as well as related equipment,” said Mr Hollande in a statement, adding that the deal would be signed by the French defence minister in Cairo on Monday.

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