A new round of consultations on the "Mistral" was held earlier this week in the capital of Russia, discussed the details of the upcoming contract: for example, the return of Russia is carried out on the helicopter carrier communication systems, said Last news on Thursday a source in the sphere of military-technical cooperation.
first, the same source told the Agency that the document is ready for signature by the governments of Russia and France, determined the amount of damages in district 1, 2 billion euros. So, Russia will receive all pre-paid money under the contract.
"at the next round of consultations on the current decade in Moscow, the sides discussed a force majeure situation associated with the return of Russia of the equipment installed on the ship," - said the head of the Department.
according to his statement, this is, without doubt, not talking about the return of 2 of the feeding parts of vessels built at the Baltic plant in St. Petersburg) and already mounted on the " Mistral ".
"the narrative is, for example, the communication systems that are required to be returned to Russia, in fact in the same form in which they were some time ago brought to France," said the source.
first assistant to the President of the Russian Federation on the issues of military-technical cooperation Vladimir Kozhin said Last news that the dialogues on the "Mistral" is nearing completion in the near future will be signed an Agreement on the return of Russian money.
in early July, the head of the Ministry of defence of France Jean-Yves Le Drian confirmed that the failure of the contract with Russia will cost in Paris 1, 2 billion euros.
The contract was signed in June 2011, but was not executed because of the events in Ukraine. 1st ship was obliged to be delivered to Russia in October 2014, the second - in 2015.
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