The deal on the implementation of France helicopter carrier type "Mistral" Egypt takes into account Russian wishes, said the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov.
"When informed about the fact that the issue of "Mistral" in bilateral Russian-French relations has been exhausted, then you probably remember the caveat about the fact that in the transfer of "Mistral" French side to a third party will take into account the desire of Russia ", - has said Peskov, RIA " Novosti ".
to the question, was that taken into account the desire of Russia "transferred" to Egypt, Peskov said that " the transfer is made, it means, takes into account Russian wishes."" This understanding was achieved",-has added a press-the Secretary. On Wednesday it was claimed that Francois Hollande reached an agreement with its Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi under the terms of the sale 2 destined for the Russian Federation helicopter type " Mistral ". It was claimed that the amount of the contract will amount to 950 million euros. It is planned that one of the "Mistral" will be on duty in the Red sea, and another will take the position in the Mediterranean. Last week the Minister of industry and trade D. Manturov said that because of the cheapening of the ruble, Russia received After cancellation of the contract on the "Mistral" two times more than I paid. Remember, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande on August 6 agreed to stop the contract for the 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 in 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 criticized the French President of the Fifth Republic for refusing to put Russia " Mistral ", alleging pressure from the capital of the USA.