Ex-French minister Le Drian to become adviser for Saudi defence industry

Former French defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian.
Former French defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian. © Christophe Gateau/dpa/picture-alliance/Newscom/MaxPPP
Retired from politics since May 2022, the French former defence minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is now expected to take on a new role as a consultant for the Saudi defence sector. While he confirmed having been approached, Le Drian said after the publication of this article that he had in the end declined the offer. [...] (244 words)
Issue dated 19/12/2022

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