Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin called a trade secret, a possible debate at the highest level the issue of the interest of Egypt to the purchase of " Mistral ".
"I cannot say. It is a commercial secret ", ? Rogozin said, answering a question about obgovarivaya this topic in the negotiations of presidents of Russia and Egypt, reports RIA " Novosti ". He said that now the question of the sale and purchase of "Mistral" is only in the conduct of France." the French ask. We got to do with it?" ? the Prime Minister added. 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 ". Then the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande said that Paris is without question will find buyers for the helicopter. 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.