Raphael Daminov. The contract for the sale to Egypt of 2 first destined for the Russian Federation helicopter type "Mistral" will be signed on the first day weekend, October 10 in Cairo in the presence of the Egyptian President, said Last news official Commissioner of the office of the head of the country Ihab Badawi.
first of authorized official of the French government Stephane Le Foll said Fins news about the fact that the contract for the sale to Egypt of 2 helicopter carrier type "Mistral" will be held during the visit to Cairo 10-11 October, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls.
"The signing of the "Mistral" will be held tomorrow in the presence of the President of the country, " said the official Commissioner of the office of the President of Egypt.
the contract for production and delivery of 2 helicopter carrier type "Mistral" cost 1, 2 billion Euro was concluded between the French DCNS/STX and the "Rosoboronexport" in 2011. France had to give 1st ship "Vladivostok" in November 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 adopted a conclusion on termination of validity of the contract for the construction and supply of 2 ships-docks-type " Mistral ". France after the return of the Russian equipment installed on the " Mistral ", will be able to dispose of the helicopter.
at the end of September it was announced that the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande reached an agreement with its Egyptian counterpart Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on the sale of Egypt 2 destined for the Russian Federation helicopter carrier.