Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto and his French counterpart Sebastien Lecornu inspect the honorary guard in Jakarta, on November 25, 2022. Photo: AFP
Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto and his French counterpart Sebastien Lecornu inspect the honorary guard in Jakarta, on November 25, 2022. Photo: AFP
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Indonesia and France share ‘strategic intimacy’, French minister says after US$8 billion fighter jet deal

  • Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto and French counterpart Sebastien Lecornu met in Jakarta as Indonesia prepares to take over Asean presidency
  • Indonesia ordered 42 of France’s Rafale fighter jets in an US$8.1 billion deal; discussing the purchase of two French Scorpene-class attack submarines

Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto and his French counterpart Sebastien Lecornu inspect the honorary guard in Jakarta, on November 25, 2022. Photo: AFP
Indonesian Defence Minister Prabowo Subianto and his French counterpart Sebastien Lecornu inspect the honorary guard in Jakarta, on November 25, 2022. Photo: AFP
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