The people's Deputy of the National Assembly of the party "the Republicans" val?rie p?cresse said that the refusal to supply Russia ordered it 2 helicopter carrier type "Mistral" will be the cost in France is extremely expensive, and called for the abolition of the contract " Scam ".
"Party" the Republicans "demanded the establishment of a Commission of inquiry to understand the true cost of this Scam with the" Mistral ". In this case, absolutely necessary wide publicity, " he said Pecresse, previously held in the French government as Minister of the budget and higher education.
"crystal clear that the refusal to supply Russia "Mistral" will cost France in extremely large amounts of money. In addition, this Price will be for France extraordinary Not only from a financial-economic point of view, but also from the diplomatic position ", - quotes news Agency interview Petress radio station RTL. The public representative Also clarified its extreme concern " at the deterioration of relations of France with Russia ": "we must Not forget that no significant problems in the world such as the middle East, it will be impossible to resolve without good relations and fruitful dialogue with Russia." She Also recalled that the imposition of the Russian response to Western sanctions were one of the reasons " the difficult situation faced today by French farmers ". The reason the phrase Petress was an article published Wednesday by the French satirical newspaper Le Canard enchaine, which stated that the refusal to supply of helicopter carrier to Russia will cost France at least 2 billion euros – despite the words of defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian about what the penalty will be No more than the starting price of the contract for the helicopter (1, 2 million euros). Remember, 9 August, French media reported that the "Mistral" have the opportunity to resell Russia at a bargain price. By assumption Boulevard Voltaire, "trying to sell two helicopter type "Mistral" with the Russian names and the holes on the place where previously was the equipment ", France will be forced " to open the summer season of sales ". One of the main potential buyers of "Mistral", the media called China. Similarly, in the list of potential candidates appeared Brazil, Canada, Egypt, or India. On 6 August, the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande said that Paris is without question will find buyers for 2 helicopter carrier type " Mistral ", built on the Russian request. Remember, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande agreed to halt the validity of the contract for construction and supply of 2 amphibious assault ships of the " Mistral ". The contract for production and delivery of 2 helicopter carrier, signed in 2011 by the French company DCNS and Rosoboronexport, was estimated at 1, 2 billion euros. Last year Paris at the time stopped the supply ships, for which he received the money, citing his disagreement with the policy of Russia in Ukraine. Opposing political force and the trade unions in France has criticized the President of the Fifth Republic for refusing to put Russia "Mistral" alleging pressure from the capital of the USA.