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Reliance Defence says MoU cited by Rahul has no link with Rafale deal

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Defence said the "proposed MoU" cited by on the Rafale deal on Tuesday was a reference to its cooperation with Helicopter and had "no connection" with the Rafale deal.

At a press conference, Gandhi accused of "treason" and violating the by leaking information on the Rafale jet contract, citing an email to claim a private business entity was aware of the deal days before and signed it.

"Purported email being referred by the Party is regarding the discussion between and Defence regarding Civil & Defence Helicopter Programmes under 'Make in India'," a Defence statement said.

"The discussion on proposed MoU was clearly with reference to cooperation between Helicopter and Reliance. It had no connection whatsoever with Government to Government Agreement between and for 36 Rafale aircraft," the statement said.

It is in public domain that has partnered with for the Military Helicopter Programme, the added.

Referring to the fact that the MoU for Rafale was signed between and on January 25, 2016 and not in April 2015, the company said: "From the above, it is evident that the facts are being deliberately twisted and reality being ignored."



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First Published: Tue, February 12 2019. 19:02 IST