French missile found among arms seized in Italy sold 25 yrs ago: Khater Jul 17, 2019 0 454 12345 Tribune News NetworkDohaA French missile found among arsenal of weapons seized in Italy was sold by Qatar 25 years ago to a third country, a top official has said.“Qatar is working very closely with the pertinent parties, including Italy to unveil the facts and it is very concerned as to how a missile sold 25 years ago ended up in the hands of a third non-state party,” Ministry of Foreign Affairs Spokesperson HE Lulwah al Khater said in a tweet on Tuesday.“We have been following the news about the seized arsenal of weapons in the friendly Italian Republic very closely and with concern. The weapons were found with what has been described in the media as an extreme right party,” she said.The reports have also mentioned that a French Matra air-to-air missile that was owned at one point by the Qatari Armed Forces was amongst the captured weapons.She said the authorities in Qatar have immediately started an investigation alongside the respective Italian authorities and the authorities of another friendly nation to which the Matra missile was sold 25 years ago.“The early stages of the investigation and tracked serial numbers illustrate that the captured Matra Super530 missile was sold by Qatar in 1994 in a deal that included 40 Matra Super 530 missiles to a friendly nation that wishes not to be named at this point of the investigation,” Khater said. POST A COMMENT RELATED ARTICLES PM inspects progress made in Kahramaa’s strategic projects Jul 17, 2019 0 1263 Qatargas delivers 3,000th LNG cargo to Japan Jul 17, 2019 0 743 Qatar fully committed to safety and prosperity of all workers: Official Jul 17, 2019 0 768 Silk Way rally Glory for Attiyah Overdrive Racing’s Nasser Saleh al Attiyah and French navigator Matthieu Baumel completed a clean sweep of stage wins to secure an emphatic maiden victory in the gruelling 2019 Silk Way Rally after the final stage .. MME removes illegal constructions at farms in Al Shahaniya The Ministry of Municipality and Environment (MME), represented by the Municipality of Al Shahaniya, on Tuesday launched a campaign to remove irregularities at the farms located in the municipality. The move is part of .. Trump denies racism charges US President Donald Trump denied accusations of racism on Tuesday after launching an attack on four minority Democratic lawmakers, saying he does not have “a racist bone”. Trump tweeted out a defence of his incendiary .. Asian qualifiers draw to provide pathway to Qatar 2022 QNA Kuala Lumpur The Asian qualifiers draw for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Preliminary Competition and AFC Asian Cup China 2023 will be held on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at the AFC House in Kuala Lumpur, providing Asia’s ..