Moscow proceeds from the fact that her wishes will be taken into account by France during the transfer of helicopter carrier "Mistral" to a third party, said the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov.
"We emphasized that when the transfer of "Mistral" to a third party will be taken into account the desire of the Russian side ", ? quoted expression Peskov news Agency.
The President's press Secretary, Also said the characteristics of the Russian-French agreement on the failure of the supply of " Mistral "." We believe that, as We already stressed, the desire of Russia will be taken into account, " ? Peskov said. According to Peskov, as long as between Russia and France there is no substantive discussion about a possible third party, which will be sold to the helicopter " Mistral "." As far as I am aware, never been voiced, what is the third one. Accordingly, there is no substantive conversation", - has specified the representative of the Kremlin. August 25 familiar with the situation Source said that the head of the Ministry of defense of France Jean-Yves Le Drian during his visit to Malaysia to discuss the possibility of selling this country helicopter " Mistral ". However, on August 27, a diplomatic Source in the capital of Malaysia said that the topics of selling Malaysian ships "Mistral" is not in the agenda of the upcoming visit to the country, defense Minister of France. Also interest in the helicopter India shows that Le Drian will visit in the process Asian tour. A source in the Russian government said that Paris has to negotiate with Moscow possible sale and a potential buyer 2 built by France for the Russian Federation ships-docks type " Mistral ". Remember, 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.