France ought to stop sanctions war with Russia and give her the " Mistral ", and not just for economic reasons, but because of conservation international credibility. So says a group of "free French" living in the Russian capital. His views on foreign policy " they stated in the petition, which has now been signed by more than 3, 5 thousand of the French, and among them, 10 people's deputies of the French Parliament, as well as a number of intellectuals and economists, among them Jacques Sapir and Han-Paul Brielle. The text of the petition, the magazine Le Figaro.
First, it is written in the document, the refusal of the transfer of "Mistral" is a commercial disaster since " hundreds of workers engineers, businessmen, diplomats and employees of the Ministry of defence (France) a few years worked hard for the implementation of this Treaty ".
in addition, continue the authors of the petition, jeopardizing the reputation of France as a supplier of weapons. The document stated that the failure of the contract beneficial to the United States, France has been eliminated as a competitor in supplying weapons. The authors lay the blame for the loss by France of a contract for production and delivery of Rafale in India is to refuse delivery of Russia's helicopter carrier.
A petition campaigning to reconsider his foreign policy towards Russia "for the greatness of France", to " save their jobs ", " for the sake of our (French - edition) interests ", "for the sake of Franco-Russian friendship," and "for peace in the European Union" - just eight points.
note that the authors of the petition believe that in the conditions of the sanctions war with Russia is essential for the development of Ukraine.
"The release of the Ukrainian fall can be detected only through an open discussion of the "channel four" (Russia, Ukraine, France and Germany) due to the Minsk agreements. Here we must observe two rules: the federalization of Ukraine and its neutrality. The presence in Ukraine by NATO troops and statements about its possible accession to the Alliance are the provocations against Russia, which would only aggravate the crisis and does not solve the Ukrainian problem. Finally, in economic terms, only the common action of the EU and Russia have the opportunity to put his feet caught currently in a catastrophic situation of the Ukrainian economy ", - the document says.
The two main goals of "Mistral" - the landing and managing a group of vessels or of different forces. At the same time on the flight deck have the ability to accommodate six helicopters, the crew of the ship -160. Read more