Final agreement on the cancellation of the contract for the supply of helicopter carrier on the similarity of the "Mistral" has been reached during the talks, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin and the Secretary-General for defence and national security of France, Louis Gauthier.
The main issue of discussion was the amount that Paris should return Moscow. In the debate on the "Mistral" between the Russian Federation and France had a point, and officially all the questions can be closed in the 1st decade of August. Despite the fact that officials are avoiding to explain, the option of supply ships no one sees. Paris Moscow will return cash, in addition, apparently, the parties managed to reach agreement on the timing and the amount of compensation.
According to some, the final agreement on the breach of contract has been made in the negotiations, the Vice-Premier of Russia Dmitry Rogozin and the Secretary-General for defence and national security of France, Louis Gauthier. The question of compensation was one of the most difficult.
The domestic side has been evaluated by own costs in 1,163 billion Euro 892,9 million euros as an advance, and the funds spent on crew training, building the infrastructure for basing helicopter and work on the creation of 4 prototypes deck helicopter Ka-52K. This amount will be refunded in full, but this compensation is not limited.
"It will be added to the risks and costs associated with dismantling and unloading ships with Russian equipment, which had been placed on them during construction" - quoted by "Kommersant" familiar with the situation source. The dismantling work is in collaboration with French experts will be conducted by specialists from Russia.
They disassemble and deliver to the Russian Federation, control and communications systems, and made at the Baltic shipyard aft will remain on the ships. After Paris will return all cash, the Russian side will give the French granted them the end-user certificates and will officially authorize the resale of vehicles 3 persons.
As expected, when the Russian and French delegations irrevocably settle all questions and sign all documents, statements by Russian leader Vladimir Putin and French President Francois Hollande. Until that time, the authorized persons are forbidden to give explanations about the fate of the helicopter.
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