Speaking too soon? Rafale understanding ‘finalised’ during $8.8 bn, BJP’s Facebook page claims

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New Delhi: Even as a supervision has selected to sojourn tight-lipped on a cost discount associated to squeeze of Rafale warrior jets from France, a BJP on Wednesday announced on a central Facebook page that a understanding has been finalised during $8.8 billion.

An picture posted on Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) central Facebook page pronounced a Narendra Modi-led supervision “saved $3.2 billion (Rs.21,000 crore) out of a $12 billion (Rs.80,000 crore) deal”.

“The understanding to buy 36 state-of-the-art Rafale aircrafts from France during $12 billion (around Rs.80,000 crore) was re-negotiated and finalised during $8.8 billion (around Rs.59,000 crore),” a post, that has an picture of Prime Minister Modi on it, said.

The counterclaim method refused to criticism on a figure.

On Tuesday, Minister of State for Defence Rao Inderjit Singh pronounced many of a roadblocks in negotiations on a Rafale understanding had been overcome and it is expected to go to a Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) soon.

Earlier, sources pronounced a negotiations over pricing had roughly concluded, and a understanding would be final soon.

The counterclaim method has not strictly quoted any figure for a understanding for a warrior aircraft that is one of a many costly in a world.

In Jan this year, both sides sealed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a squeeze during a revisit of French President Francois Hollande to India.

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