FRANCE: Prime Minister Signs Deal with Saudi Arabia

 

On 13 October, Prime Minister Manuel Valls met with King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia to sign several deals between their two countries. The deals include communication and observation satellites for Saudi Arabia, public investment in French private funds, increased joint military training exercises, and cooperation on a naval research center. In total, the deals are worth 10 billion euros and will further deepen the countries’ economic and military ties. 

[Madison Landry, madison.landry.ee@gmail.com]