Al Assaf's visit to Paris a let-down
The Saudi finance minister Ibrahim Al Assaf visited Paris last [...]
The ODAS promotes exports of French-made military materiel. The agency also negotiates arms sales between the French and the governments of other countries.
The surprise news on February 22 that Saudi Arabia had ordered six observation satellites from the US company DigitalGlobe, following on from Riyadh's brutal ditching of the Euros 3 billion DONAS three-way package of French military materiel for Lebanon, has [. [...]