shopping for nuclear missiles, starting an arms race in
France will she arm the Nobel Peace Prize?
"Le Point" obtained the (longAb) shopping list of
Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, sent to the
Elysee: Rafales, helicopters and nuclear missiles.
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Two months before being awarded the
Nobel Peace Prize , the Prime Minister of Ethiopia split
a letter to "His Excellency" President Emmanuel Macron .
On July 22, 2019, Abiy Ahmed asked France to help
"strengthen the Ethiopian Air Force" by providing, on
credit, a sophisticated arsenal detailed on three pages.
This list includes:
12 fighter jets (including Rafale
and Mirage 2000),
18 helicopters and 2 military
transport aircraft manufactured by Airbus,
10 Dassault drones, electronic
jamming systems and,
even more surprisingly, thirty
M51 missiles with a range of more than 6,000
and nuclear warheads! A request
for the least extravagant (and illegal) knowing that
France like Ethiopia have signed the nuclear
For the rest, France has certainly endorsed a new
defense partnership in March 2019, but no one
expected such a military appetite and formalized so
quickly from one of the poorest countries on the
planet. . If we refer to the sales prices of
previous similar contracts, the bill could exceed 4
billion euros *.