The French journalist who had interviewed former France President Francois Hollande has reiterated that Hollande told him he had no choice in the selection of Reliance Defence. Talking to Times Now, Antton Rouget said Hollande told him it was the Indian government that had proposed the name of Reliance.

“I had asked Hollande whether he named Reliance Defence and Anil Ambani after which he clearly said that Indian government proposed the name of both and that they fixed the interlocutor,” he said while speaking to —-

Hollande had in an interview to French journal Mediapart said France was given “no choice” on the Indian partner for Dassault to manufacture Rafale fighter jets, claims Rouget who interviewed Hollande.