Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan openly scrutinised French President Emmanuel Macron over his provocative statements about Islam. Khan further agreed to requests of a radical Islamist party to lower links with them
Soon, in a retaliatory movement, France has reportedly settled against updating the Mirage III and Mirage 5 fighter jets of the Pakistan Air Force. There was been no formal statement as of now from France.
Speaking to Hindustan Times , a diplomat in Paris has said that Pakistan’s call to upgrade fighter jets has been rejected. According to the HT report, a comparable request for upgrading the French-Italian air defence system has likewise been denied.