French foreign minister to visit UAE Saturday

November 18th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS  

Paris, Nov 18 (IANS/WAM) French Foreign Minister Alain Juppe will visit the UAE Saturday as part of his Middle East tour that will also take him to Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Kuwait.

Foreign ministry spokesman Bernard Valero said President Nicolas Sarkozy charged Juppe with overseeing the promotion of the strategic partnership with the UAE, which includes a deal for the Rafale fighter jets.

–IANS/WAM
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