Canada is not interested in acquiring ships " Mistral ", said the Ministry of national defense Agency.
According to the messenger office Ashley Lemira, " armed forces Canada not aimed at the acquisition of these vessels now."
first, special representative of France to address the issue of "Mistral" Louis Gauthier stated that "serious" interest in the acquisition of ships showed Canada, India, Singapore and Egypt.
the contract for production and delivery of 2 helicopter carrier type "Mistral" price of 1, 2 billion euros was signed between the French DCNS/STX and the "Rosoboronexport" in 2011. France had to give the 1st ship "Vladivostok" in November of last year, but due to the events in Ukraine and the imposition of sanctions against Russia that never was.
in early August, Moscow and Paris passed a conclusion on termination of validity of the contract for construction and supply of 2 ships-docks type " Mistral ". France after the return of Russian equipment installed on the "Mistral" will be able to dispose of the helicopter.
The Elysee Palace said on 26 August that the exact amount paid to Russia in connection with the termination of the contract, will be named in the transfer of the bill for consideration by French parliamentarians.