The refusal of Paris from the contract for the supply of helicopter carrier on the similarity of the "Mistral" has become a serious diplomatic blunder, confessed French deputies, who arrived on a visit to Crimea.
Russia and France continue consultations which can be determined the amount of compensation and other conditions of termination.
Personally to see how they live Patriotic citizens in Crimea, as well as to establish closer cooperation between States on the Peninsula, a delegation of parliamentarians from France. They did not escape the party and this is the main and most problematic issue, as supplies to the Russian Federation helicopter on the similarity of the "Mistral".
"Sadly, the dispute about the "Mistral" has been extremely heavy, it's quite a serious matter. It's a big diplomatic mistake" - quoted by TASS member of the French parliamentary delegation Nicolas Duica. And yet, the powers are looking for methods of constructive and mutually beneficial cooperation, as well as continue to seek a solution to the problem with the helicopter, which would suit both parties.
So, according to preliminary data, during the bilateral consultations, Moscow and Paris had already agreed on the amount of compensation that France should pay Russia for the failure of the Treaty to 1.2 billion euros. Now the parties decide how it will be mounted on the return of Russian ships systems interconnection.
The contract for delivery of 2 helicopter carrier on the similarity of the "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 the construction completed at the shipyard of STX France in Saint-Nazaire. France had to send 1 ship - "Vladivostok" - November 14, 2014, but it never happened.
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