India confirms deal to buy 36 fighter jets from France


The defence ministers of the two countries will sign the deal in New delhi on Friday for Indias' purchase of 36 Dassault-built Rafale jets, reportedly at a cost of around 7.9 billion euros.

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India and France reached an agreement Wednesday for the sale of 36 Rafale jets, after repeated delays over price negotiations threatened to derail the deal, reports The Indian Express.