Qatar buys new warships
Boost for Qatari maritime security.
Qatar to buy $5.9 billion worth of warships from Italy
by SHABINA S. KHATRI
Qatar has agreed to buy seven navy ships from Italy at a cost of nearly $6 billion, officials have announced.
The purchase will significantly bolster the country’s maritime forces, and has been in the works for at least a year. The agreement was finalized during yesterday’s visit to Qatar by Italy’s foreign minister.
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