Paris and Cairo on the first day of the weekend will sign the contract for the purchase by Egypt of 2 previously destined for the Russian Federation helicopter type " Mistral ".
A solemn signing ceremony, said Last news official Commissioner of the office of the head of Egypt Ala Yousef, will be held in the first day weekend day in the Palace "al-Ittihad" in Cairo in the presence of President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
The delegation of the French Republic, travelling to the Egyptian capital, will be headed by Prime Minister Manuel Valls. His trip to Cairo will last for two days.
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.
Senior Commissioner of the Federal service for military-technical cooperation (FS VTS), said Last news on the last working day of the week about the fact that " data transfer vessels in case of conclusion of the contract will occur no earlier than 2016, that is after will be stripped of all the Russian equipment that currently stands on these ships and is in the process of dismantling ".