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Kuwait probes alleged graft in French helicopter deal

21st December 2017 - 12:12 GMT | by ​Agence France-Presse in Kuwait City

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Kuwait has ordered an investigation into a $1.1 billion deal to buy 30 military helicopters from France, a minister said on Wednesday, after reports of alleged kickbacks.

The emirate agreed to buy the Airbus H225M Caracal helicopters for one billion euros ($1.1 billion) in August 2016 as part ...

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