The deputies of the National Assembly (the lower chamber of Parliament) of France at the meeting on Thursday approved the draft law on termination of validity of the contract for construction and supply of the Russian Federation of 2 helicopter carrier type " Mistral ".
Thirteen deputies voted for the adoption of the law, eight against. The meeting was broadcast by TV channel LCP.
before the document was reviewed by the Commission on international problems of the French Parliament. From the Commission's Rapporteur on the issue of the bill appointed a Commissioner of the socialist party, Vice-President of the Commission Michel Vauzelles.
After consideration in the National Assembly document, as required by the procedure, will be forwarded to the Senate (upper house of Parliament) of the country. It is assumed, because it will happen on 30 September - the last day of the extraordinary session of the French Parliament.
According to the draft law, the agreement of settlement has been signed in the Russian capital on August 5, 2015. From France the Treaty was signed by the representative of France to address the issue of "Mistral" Louis Gauthier, Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin.
in addition to the amounts of the payments, the document mentions that France has no right in any way to transfer the ships to a third party prior to the receipt by the Federation of all compensation and restitution.
the agreement also States that any third party who may have suffered damages From the breach of contract on production and delivery of "Mistral" is not entitled to claim compensation.
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.
Read more about the history of the dissolution of a contract for the manufacture and delivery of "Mistral" read