Moscow will be satisfied with any way to resolve the issue with the helicopter carrier type " Mistral ", built in France for the Russian Federation, said the head of the Kremlin administration Sergei Ivanov.
"We want any option and not very we need an" Mistral ". But I don't do negotiations, "said Ivanov, RIA" Novosti ".
remember, last year Paris at the time stopped the supply ships, for which he received the money, citing his disagreement with the policy of Russia in Ukraine. Opposing political force and the trade unions of France criticized the President of the Fifth Republic for refusing to put Russia "Mistral" alleging pressure from the capital of the USA. In the leadership of the Russian Federation said that in the situation with the "Mistral" Moscow adheres to the principle of " goods or money ", which was recorded at the meeting of Russian President Vladimir Putin and French leader Francois Hollande. Prior to that, sources said that France made a proposal to Russia to terminate the contract for production and delivery of 2 helicopter carrier type "Mistral" for 785 million euros. Before the French media said that the country's leadership is considering several scenarios of the future destiny of class helicopter "Mistral" in the case of final refusal to give them to Russia. Among the major studied the possibility of the destruction of the helicopter. They will either be dismantled and disposed of or dumped in the open sea. In addition, it was stated that among the main potential buyers of "Mistral" is China. However, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said that Paris may not sell the helicopter without the approval of the capital of Russia. On 16 April, Russian President Putin said that Moscow will not require from Paris payments penalties and exorbitant fines for non-delivery of helicopter carrier type " Mistral ", But hopes that the French government will reimburse Russia costs.