The Russian Ministry said that the moment the probability of transmission of Russian helicopter while in the highest degree low. The Ministry of defence actually doubted that the power will get the "Mistral".
Domestic structures that are responsible for military-technical cooperation, appreciated the Russians a chance to get their own ship. The Department stressed that power continues contacts with the French side about the transfer of "Mistral", but to date, the probability of transmission of Russian helicopter while in the highest degree low.
"We are in contact periodically with French partners. The nature of these contacts it is clear that the hopes that the situation will be resolved and Russia still get the "Mistral", in fact. I would rate the chances of data as ninety-nine to 1. But the tragedy of this for us is certainly no" quoted an anonymous source in the defense Ministry, "Interfax".
Together with this, the adept of the Ministry of defense explained that the national side will fully satisfy the return of spent it on French ships of funds. "The readiness of our fleet from such a "sequestration" will not suffer"- the Ministry said.
Remember that a contract for the supply of 2 helicopter was concluded between the French firm DCNS and Rosoboronexport in 2011. The contract price is estimated to be 1.12 billion euros. 1st built by order of the Russian Federation ship on the similarity of "Mistral" - "Vladivostok" - was handed over to the Russian side in accordance with the terms of the contract in consequence of the EU sanctions. The Russian authorities to date have not filed in the court about non-delivery in time, but later this capability in the Ministry of defense will not eliminate.
In addition, France finds its justification in such a long delay military equipment. Earlier, the head of the French Ministry of defense Jean-Yves Le Drian announced that the deal for the helicopter on the similarity of "Mistral" as before remains frozen in consequence of the situation in Ukraine.
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