Macron Denied Any Secrecy Pact on Rafale, Defence Minister Lied Under PM’s Pressure: Rahul Gandhi


Raising a fresh round of debate, Congress President Rahul Gandhi during his speech in Lok Sabha on Friday said that French President Emmanuel Macron told him that India had no pact with India with regards prices on Rafale fighter jets.

“The French president told me that there is no pact with India,” said Gandhi on the floor of the House. Congress President Rahul Gandhi had met French President Emmanuel Macron on March 11, 2018 and was accompanied by former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

The Congress has been attacking the BJP government on the defence deal, accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of causing loss to the state exchequer by buying the fighter jets at an inflated rate. Read More

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