Thursday, December 7, 2017

Qatar signs €12B-worth of deals with France

€12B-worth of deals with France
Qatar signed on Thursday contracts worth €12 billion ($14.15 billion) with French companies during a one-day visit by President Emmanuel Macron amid a continuing crisis between Doha and its Gulf neighbors.

The signed contracts cover defense, armaments, the operation and maintenance of metros and tramways, and soil pollution treatment.

"In total what was signed today adds up to about €12 billion, reflecting the intensity of this relationship," Macron told a joint news conference in Doha with Qatari Emir Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani.

"We have also signed a number of commercial contracts which reflect the density of our economic ties, underline the closeness of our commercial ties," Macron added.

1 comment:

  1. Le Qatar détrône l’Arabie saoudite de sa 1ère place de client des armements français...

    À peine commencée, la visite officielle du Président français au Qatar a déjà porté ses fruits. Doha vient d’annoncer l’achat de 12 Rafale, de 490 blindés VBCI de Nexter et de 50 avions civils A321. Ces contrats font de lui le premier client de la France en matière d’armement dans la région.


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