Oman Signs Arms Deals with French Firms
Oman signed arms deals with two French companies on Sunday, the defense ministry announced.
Matra is to supply surface-to-air missiles and Panhard will provide the Omani army with armored cars, it said, without giving details of the deals signed in Muscat.
French Defense Minister Alain Richard visited Oman in July for talks with ruler Sultan Qaboos on boosting military cooperation -- MUSCAT (AFP)
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