rafale2Raagini Sharma
(RIEAS Senior Analyst, and Research Director, Indic Researchers Forum)

Copyright: @ 2021 Research Institute for European and American Studies (www.rieas.gr) Publication date: 24 October 2021

Note: The article reflects the opinion of the author and not necessarily the views of the Research Institute for European and American Studies (RIEAS)

Strategic Defense Cooperation Pact between Greece & France

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and French President Emmanuel Macron inked the new defense deal at The Elysee Palace in Paris, France on September 28, 2021. This defense deal that includes an order for three French Belharra Frigates and three Gowind 2500 Corvettes for Hellenic Navy worth about 5 billion euros along with the order of 18 Dassault-made Rafale fighter aircraft last year has added fuel to the fire to the already strained relationship between Greece and Turkey. Greece has also asked for six more of Dassault Fighter aircraft providing additional boost to its weapon modernization programme.... Read more

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