France to study building nuclear reactors in Saudi Arabia
France said Wednesday it will launch a feasibility study into building two nuclear reactors in Saudi Arabia as the two countries announced deals worth $12 billion (10.7 billion euros). The deals were announced following the first Franco-Saudi Joint Commission meeting in Paris, led by French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius and Saudi Defence Minister Prince Mohamed bin Salman. Airbus will sell 23 H145 multipurpose helicopters to Saudi Arabia for 500 million euros and Saudi Arabian Airlines is buying 50 Airbus passenger jets worth about $8 billion — a deal first announced at last week's Paris Air Show.
24 June, 2015 France, Saudi Arabia to sign contracts worth $12 billion: Fabius PARIS (Reuters) - France and Saudi Arabia plan to sign $12 billion of deals on Wednesday, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius told reporters during a visit by Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in deals highlighting Paris' growing commercial ti...
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2 September, 2014 France and Saudis ‘finalising’ $3bn Lebanon arms deal: official France and Saudi Arabia are close to signing a $3 billion arms deal for Lebanon, the Elysee Palace said Monday following talks between President Francois Hollande and the Saudi crown prince. The deal is for military equipment and arms to be supplied to Lebanon's army. Hollande told an […]
27 July, 2017 Saudi Arabia should clarify status of ex-crown prince: HRW LONDON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia must clarify whether they have imposed movement restrictions on former crown prince Mohammed bin Nayef, Human Rights Watch said on Thursday, saying the kingdom should end all arbitrary travel bans and detentions of Saudi citizens. Saudi officials did not […]