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Friday, March 13, 2015

India realized that France is an unreliable partner - Russian military expert

Su-30MKI FlankerAs recently reported by the Times of India, Ministry of Defence of India is considering to break the contract with France for the purchase of 126 French fighters Rafale and intends to invest $25 billion into the development of the fifth-generation fighter FGFA with Russia.

Russian military expert Igor Korotchenko spoke about the reasons for such a decision in his interview to Pravda newspaper. According to him, France has demonstrated itself as an unreliable partner.

The Mistrals case undermined the reputation of Paris as a reliable supplier who is able to fulfill its obligations. India saw this and made certain conclusions redarding how France was subject to strong pressure by the Americans, which resulted in the fact that Russia did not receive the helicopter carriers.

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  1. France is unrealiable, it renages on agreed-upon contracts. America says jump, Europe asks how high.

    1. Anonymous14/3/15 12:57

      And Russia promised Ukraina that if they took away the atomic weapons they would be left alone. Never throw stones in a glass house.


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