At the next round of consultations delegations from Russia and France discussed some cases of force majeure related to the return of domestic equipment, which has already been mounted on a French helicopter.
On returning 2 aft part, made at the Baltic shipyard, not a speech, said the anonymous source in the sphere of military-technical collaboration.
Russia and France continue to conduct bilateral consultations about compensation for disrupted supply contract in the country of the helicopter on the similarity of the "Mistral". According to our information, the parties managed to reach agreement on the compensation amount, but now discusses not less main questions about the return of the equipment.
"The next round of talks this week in Moscow, the sides apart a force majeure situation associated with the return of the Russian Federation of the equipment already mounted on the vehicle", - quotes RIA Novosti an anonymous source in the sphere of military-technical cooperation. Made in Russia composite parts must be returned to the country - such a condition of Moscow.
Of course, conversations about returning 2 aft helicopter parts even though they were produced at the Baltic shipyard in St. Petersburg. "It is, for example, about the systems of relations that should be returned to Russia, practically in the same form in which they were once delivered to France," said the informant.
Among other things he said that the document prepared during the previous meetings, in fact, ready for signing. Determined by the amount of the penalty is about 1.2 billion euros. Therefore, if these data are reliable, Russia will get all paid according to the contract funds.
Note that according to the initial proposal of the French side, Moscow could count on compensation in the amount of 785 million euros, which, among other things, will be executed only after the execution of several conditions. The Russian defense Ministry has not given consent neither the terms nor the amount, the parties began conducting joint consultations.
The contract for the supply of 2 helicopter carrier type "Mistral" was signed between the French DCNS/STX and the "Rosoboronexport" in 2011. Aft of the helicopter were built at the Baltic shipyard, which is part of the United shipbuilding company, in St. Petersburg. Dock with warheads and completion is done at the shipyard STX France in Saint-Nazaire. France had to pass 1st ship-"Vladivostok" - in early November of 2014, it was announced November 14, but it never happened.
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