Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Ahmad Al Sabah met on 23/7/2023 with French Ambassador to Kuwait Claire Le Flecher to discuss strategic partnerships and joint interests.
During the meeting, Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad is said to have brought up the issue of the Caracal helicopters.
This issue still suggests that the Kuwaiti-French defense relations remain in trouble.
Tactical Report has prepared a report (298 words) to highlight this matter, including:
- The context in which Sheikh Ahmad brought up the Caracal issue
- France's reaction
The report also highlights what Sheikh Ahmad stressed as a new mechanism to discuss defense agreements with Kuwait.