Qatar giving French-made wire-guided anti-tank missiles to Libyan rebels

Qatar emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani

Qatar emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani


French-made wire-guided Milan missile

French-made wire-guided Milan missile

Qatar has been shipping French-made Milan anti-tank missiles to the rebel stronghold of Benghazi. They are effective especially against the old generation of Soviet-made T72 tanks. The emir, Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani was in Washington on April 14 for talks with President Barack Obama.

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