XXXV, No 18, 25/09/2017
Belgium in a legal pickle over French offer
French Armed Forces Minister Florence Parly has offered Belgium an “in-depth partnership” to favour the Dassault Rafale for the Air Combat Capability Programme. Belgian Defence Minister Steven Vandeput confirmed that France did not respond to the call for tenders. “We must first consider the legal status of this proposal,” he told Belgium’s Radio 1.