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Reveal Rafale truth to clear doubts: Antony

IANS  |  Kochi 

Former and senior

on Sunday asked the to reveal the purchase price and other terms and conditions of the fighter deal with to clear doubts about the controversial defence contract.

"In the best interest of all, the Centre has to reveal the terms and conditions and the price of the deal. There is no other way out of this and the public should be made aware of this to clear doubts that have cropped up in the minds of people," Antony told the media.

The Congress-led (UPA) government had floated a tender in 2007 to purchase 126 Medium Multi-Role Combat (MMRCA) for the

However, the deal could not be finalised during the UPA and instead, signed a contract to procure 36 fighter jets from

The has ramped up its attack against the government over the issue.

On February 9, the posed six questions asking the to disclose the purchase price of each fighter and details of how the agreement was reached.

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First Published: Sun, February 11 2018. 12:48 IST
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