Russia Until not appealed to the court for an untested assessment of damage due to non-delivery on time of the helicopter type "Mistral" ship " Vladivostok ", said in an interview Last news Deputy head of the Collegium of the Military-industrial Commission under the President of the Russian Federation Oleg Bochkarev.
"as long as one does not evaluate, because We are not in a hurry to slam doors. There are some legal points, but There is the stated position and diplomacy. We are pleased to work with Europe, for this reason let's wait a little bit, and after will remember with a smile the situation. As long as no effective shares from our side there, "said Bochkarev, answering the question, are there in arbitrations preliminary assessment of damage due to non-delivery of the" Mistral ".
He explained that the ship "Vladivostok" was obliged to be delivered to the French side in the Russian Federation in the framework of the state defense order of 2014, which was not the case, but to pay excessive attention to this problem " is not necessary.
"Wonder give" Mistral " or not, but by and large, we don't need them. As a normal state We build appropriate relationships with our partners once decided to take two ships, this means you must work towards implementation of this task, " - said the head of the Department.
the contract for manufacture and delivery of two (2) helicopter carrier type "Mistral" was concluded between the French DCNS and the "Rosoboronexport" in 2011. France had to give 1st ship "Vladivostok" in November last year, it was announced date 14 November, but it never was.
in early winter the French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said that he considered the conversation about the possible failure of the Treaty " premature ". Russia expects from France or supply ships, or money back.
now against transfer of vessels actively supporting US. Paris on the one hand stated that should execute the contract with Russia, and with the reverse - link transmission ships with the progress in the settlement of the situation in Ukraine.
Mistral (Mistral) -amphibious assault ship (France). The French classify class ships Mistral As amphibious command ships (b