Bahrain: Crown Prince Salman and the Eurofighter option

Bahraini Crown Prince Salman Bin Hamad Al Khalifa, who also acts as Deputy PM and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Bahraini Armed Forces, is still providing support for plans to buy the Eurofighter Typhoon in favor of the Royal Bahraini Air Force (RBAF). He is said to have reiterated his position in this regard at a private meeting recently. The following 331-word report sheds further light on his position and tells what about his plans to finance the deal. [Briefly reproduced in TR Weekly Issue No 23/42 – Oct. 14, 2016]

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