The people's Deputy of the state Duma: Russia should draw conclusions from the situation with the " Mistral "
Russia ought to draw the appropriate conclusions From the story of " Mistral ", said correspondents on the last working day of the week a member of the Department of the state Duma on defense Franz Klintsevich, explaining the message of the President of the French Republic Francois Hollande on the absence of a Treaty.
"From all this ugly history is necessary to draw the appropriate conclusions. By entering into certain contracts - and not only in the military-technical sphere, we have to come not From some nostalgic memories of the past. The real desire of Russia today - that's the cornerstone, " said the Klintsevich.
on the last working day of the week French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said that Paris will conclude on compensation of the Russian Federation for non-delivery of helicopter carrier type "Mistral" at the end of the summer.
on Thursday, the assistant to the President of the Russian Federation on the issues of military-technical cooperation Vladimir Kozhin said Last news that the Russian conversations with France on the "Mistral" is finished, and determines the timing and the amount that Paris would pay Moscow. According to his statement, the contract will be formally terminated in the near future, then the amount will be announced that France will pay. First French head of the Ministry of defense Jean-Yves Le Drian announced that France would not deliver the Mistrals to the Russian Federation, and aware, because it will cost the country approximately 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.