- India’s ‘friend’ France gives a shock to Pakistan’s army
- France decides not to upgrade Pakistan’s Mirage jet
- It is believed that France is angry with Imran’s statement in the Prophet cartoon controversy
India’s ‘friend’ France has given a shock to Pakistan’s army. France has decided not to upgrade Pakistan’s Mirage fighter jet, air defense system and the submarine of the Agusta 90B class. Paris is believed to have taken this step, angry with the French President’s criticism of Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan at the behest of Turkey in the Prophet cartoon controversy.
Imran Khan criticized the defense of French President Emmanuel Macron’s right to make fun of religion. Not only this, France has told Qatar flying Rafale jet that it should not allow technical experts of Pakistani origin to work with this fighter aircraft. France fears that Pakistani technicians may leak intelligence information about Rafael to Pakistan.
India has recently bought Rafale jet from France. Many of these aircraft have also reached India. Explain that Pakistan is infamous all over the world for giving military information to China. Not only this, France is allowing Pakistani citizens seeking asylum only after very rigorous investigation. Earlier, a Pakistani-origin 18-year-old Ali Hassan had stabbed two people outside the old office of Sharli Abdo magazine, which featured the Prophet’s cartoon.
150 Mirage fighter jets built in France near Pakistan
Hasan’s father living in Pakistan had told the media that his son had done a very good job and was very happy with the knife attack. Foreign Secretary of India Harshavardhan had said during a visit to France on 29 October that the Pakistani technician should be kept away from the Rafale jet. India also criticized the personal attack on Macron. Pakistan has suffered a setback due to not upgrading France’s Mirage 3 and Mirage 5 fighter jets.
Pakistan has 150 Mirage fighter jets manufactured in France. Only half of these are in service. Pakistan has been using the Mirage fighter jet for a long time and has built a repair center outside Islamabad to keep it flying continuously. Pakistan recently requested to upgrade the Mirage and Agosta Submarine. France has rejected it. Similarly, France has also refused to upgrade the air defense system made in collaboration with Italy. Pakistan has 3 August Submarines.