Gillier could replace Guillaud at ODAS
Admiral Marin Gillier, the head of the French foreign ministry’s [...]
The ODAS promotes exports of French-made military materiel. The agency also negotiates arms sales between the French and the governments of other countries.
At a little over 30 years old, Mohamed Bin Salman has in a matter of months become Saudi Arabia’s strong man. He is the all-powerful Minister of Defence, head of the royal court, director of the Council of Economic and Development Affairs and chairman of the supreme council of Saudi Aramco and has control over all major affairs.Whether it be operations in Yemen against the rebel Houthis or negotia [...]
France’s military export agency ODAS, which is headed by Admiral Edouard Guillaud, is under increasing pressure from the French ministry of defence and from key international clients who are unhappy about the way it is being run. Saudi defence minister fuming [...]