"I can confirm that it is fake news," Ziegler tweeted.
I can confirm that it is fake news. https://t.co/3XpPnfPqUc— Alexandre Ziegler (@FranceinIndia) April 11, 2019
There were concerns in the Indian military establishment after the report by the US-based website.
India is procuring a batch of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France at a cost of Rs 58,000 crore. The Congress has been alleging massive irregularities in the deal while the government has strongly rejected the charges.
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