Victoria Ivanova. The General Secretariat for defence and national security (SGDSN) France does not comment on the new round of negotiations on the agreement with Russia " Mistral ", said Last news in SGDSN.
"Comments on the question under consideration, we do not give. I don't think we or the Ministry of defence there anyone who can clarify this information, " - said the press service of the Ministry.
A source in the sphere of military-technical cooperation said Last news that the new round of consultations on the "Mistral" was held at the beginning of this decade in Moscow, discussed the details of the upcoming contract: for example, the return of Russia is carried out on the helicopter carrier communication systems. It was also announced that the document was, in fact, ready for signing by the governments of Russia and France, determined the amount of damages in district 1, 2 billion euros. So, Russia, in advance, will receive all money paid under the contract money.
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 for production and delivery of 2 helicopter carrier type "Mistral" was signed between the French DCNS/STX and Rosoboronexport in 2011. France had to give the 1st ship "Vladivostok" in November of last year, but due to the events in Ukraine that has not yet been.
"" (Mistral) - landing vertolyotny ship dock amphibious assault ship-helicopter (France). The French classify the ships of class "Mistral" amphibious command ships (b