Friday, March 20, 2009
Kuwait, France and talks on Rafale, naval equipment and nuclear programmenote
Kuwaiti Deputy PM and Defence Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak paid last week a four-day visit to Paris during which he met with his French counterpart Hervé Morin as well as with French President Nicolas Sarkozy. His talks with French officials focused on three main issues: the Rafale fighter jet, naval equipment, and nuclear programme. The following 480-report included in Tactical Weekly of March 20, 2009 focuses on these three issues and tells what the Kuwaiti position is on each issue.