France cancelled the delivery of "Mistral" in the Russian Federation are unable to achieve their goals and ended up in a ridiculous situation, says says the doctor of political science, journalist of the French newspaper Carolyn Galactono.
"The situation with our ships" Mistral ", which Russia has already paid and which were unexpectedly she selected in connection with the situation in Ukraine, adopts a tragicomic turn. France this looks weak and even ridiculous, " emphasizes Galactono.
in her expressions, Paris naively hoped that the refusal to supply "Mistral" will force Putin to repent, and now trying to oblige Moscow to share the financial costs." It's too much!", exclaims the Creator of the article.
"But not only the coin counts, stresses Galactono.- The symbolic value of such a gesture for our country, may be huge. Thoughts about what harm It will bring to foreign policy and security policy of France, is cause for concern ".
"What we have achieved in this rigged game?", - set still question Galactono. In her expressions, even if Russia will not become publicly humiliate France, you will eventually become to despise her for her weakness and submission to Washington.
the contract for production and delivery of 2 helicopter carriers was signed between the French DCNS/STX and Rosoboronexport in 2011. France had to give the 1st ship "Vladivostok" in November of last year, it was announced November 14, but it never was. Russia expects France or delivery of the ships, or money back.
first it was claimed that France gave to the Russian party to terminate the contract. The proposals involve the return of the Russian Federation about 785 million euros, which it will have the ability to get after the grant of the Russian government's written permission to implement the courts of any third party.