Paris and Moscow reached an agreement to terminate the contract for production and delivery of 2 helicopter carrier type " Mistral ", according to a statement released on Wednesday, the statement of the Elysee Palace.
"the head of the Republic (Francois Hollande) and the head (Vladimir) Putin today in the 2nd part of the day held phone conversations to assure That France and Russia have reached agreement on a stop-signed in 2011, contract for the manufacture and delivery of 2 helicopter carrier type" Mistral ", - said in a communiqu?.
according to information from the French side paid before the amounts are fully offset the Russian Federation. Installed on ships of the equipment will be dismantled and handed over to the Russian side. As for the " Mistral ", They remain the property of France, which will dispose of them at its discretion.
"the head of the Republic, and Vladimir Putin stressed the friendly and open partnership atmosphere that prevailed in the dialogues. They agreed That the dossier is closed, " the administration said Hollande.
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.
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