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French envoy rubbishes reports of Pakistani pilots training on Rafale jets

"This is fake news," French ambassador, Alexandre Ziegler officially denied that Pakistani Air Force pilots were trained on Rafale jets.

India TV News Desk India TV News Desk
New Delhi Published on: April 11, 2019 14:24 IST
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French Ambassador to India Alexandre Ziegler on Thursday denied media reports that said Pakistani Air Force pilots were trained to fly Rafale jets for the Qatari Air Force.

Alexandre Ziegler took to Twitter and confirmed it to be a “fake news”.

According to reports, Aviation International News, in February had published an article about the first Rafale fighter for Qatar being delivered.

In the article, a sentence said, “The first batch of pilots trained for Qatar in November 2017 were Pakistani exchange officers.”

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