The specific amount paid to Moscow in connection with the termination of the contract for production and delivery of helicopter carrier type "Mistral" will be called when the transfer of the bill for consideration by Parliament.
"Although secrecy has prevailed for the attainment of global contract, the Chairpersons of the National Assembly (lower house) and Senate (upper house), as well as heads of committees foreign Affairs, defence and Finance were informed about the outcome of the negotiations. Information in full and in complete transparency will soon be forwarded to Parliament ", - stated in the message of administration of the President of France at the meeting of the Council of Ministers.
at the Elysee Palace emphasize that because of the close relations of France and Russia managed to reach an amicable agreement that will give the opportunity to defend any proceedings, reports RIA " Novosti "." The French Republic is fully indemnified paid to this day Russia funds and spending on the development of the associated equipment. It will Also give Russian-supplied equipment, which was identified on the court. Upon completion of this process, France will have full ownership of both vessels, " reads the communiqu?. On Wednesday, the Council of Ministers of France meeting the country's President Francois Hollande has considered a bill to stop the execution of the contract on production and delivery of Russia " Mistral ". The document will be submitted to the French Parliament, it is expected that it will consider not before the second half of September. Also, According to the official envoy of the government of France Stephane Le Foll, Moscow paid amount "does not exceed one billion euros" and does not provide additional benefits. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande on August 6 agreed to halt the validity of the contract for construction and supply of 2 amphibious assault ships of the " Mistral ". In April, Putin said that Moscow will not require from Paris payments penalties and exorbitant fines for non-delivery of helicopter carrier type " Mistral ", but hopes that the French government will reimburse Russia costs. According to French media reports, the costs associated with the work of the Russian experts on the dismantling of equipment destined for the Russian Federation " Mistral ", France will pay. 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. 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.