The French Senate (upper house of Parliament) blessed Wednesday the draft law on termination of validity of the contract for the construction and delivery of the 2 helicopter carrier type " Mistral ".
"on Wednesday, September 30, the Senate adopted the draft law on the agreement between the governments of the French Republic and Russia about the liabilities associated with the termination of the agreement in 2011 on cooperation in the field of construction of ships ", ? it is reported in the report on the Internet representation of the Senate, RIA " Novosti ".
yesterday members of the Council for international Affairs at the French Senate in early voting on the agreement on cancellation of the contract with Moscow stated that Paris has cancelled a contract with Russia on the landing ships of type "Mistral" because of pressure from the countries of Eastern Europe. In the appeal the division of Finance of the French Senate (upper house of Parliament) reported that France will lose on the resale of the helicopter carrier type " Mistral ", built for the Russian Federation, 200-250 million euros. Last week the head of the French Republic 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 stated 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. Prior to this, 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. On 6 August the President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande agreed to stop the contract for the construction and supply of 2 amphibious assault ships of the " Mistral ". 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 in France has criticized the President of the Fifth Republic for refusing to put Russia " Mistral ", alleging pressure from the capital of the United States.