France's Hollande scraps Poland trip over lost Airbus deal

France's Hollande scraps Poland trip over lost Airbus deal
 

French President Francois Hollande has postponed a visit to Poland, after Warsaw dropped a major defence deal.
Poland halted talks with French company Airbus to buy 50 of its Caracal helicopters for around 3.14bn euros (£2.8bn / $3.51bn) on Tuesday.
Warsaw said the contract was not in the country's economic and security interests.
Mr Hollande's office said Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault would travel to Poland instead.
The switch of over the meeting scheduled for next Thursday is being seen as a display of French anger.
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7 October 2016 in World News, Views: 37
Source: BBC
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