The French head of government Manuel Valls said at the meeting of the Council of Ministers at the Elysee Palace that the authorities will take a decision on the Mistral helicopter carriers.
According to Manuel Valls, the story is about the adoption of certain "major decisions" of the Mistral helicopter carriers that France was to supply Russia.
What questions the French authorities intend to solve it before the end of the summer, the Prime Minister of the Republic did not elaborate, reports news Agency. Similarly, on Friday the circumstances of the negotiations for the payment of the Paris forfeit Moscow for the undelivered helicopter said the President's press Secretary Dmitry Peskov." Were the statements of the assistant to the President Kozhina. Me on this topic as long as there is nothing to add, "said he, referring to the letter of the assistant to the President of the Russian Federation on the issues of military-technical cooperation Vladimir Kozhin, who previously said that the dialogue of Russia with France on the "Mistral" is finished, it is determined the timing and the amount that Paris would pay Moscow. July 10, stated that Moscow and Paris has prepared a draft Treaty on the helicopter carrier " Mistral ", the document will be signed after his statement on the level of governments pairs of countries, but as long as it was not. On June 27, French printed illustrated edition Challenges wrote that France is trying to get payment for the "Mistral" is not more than 1 billion euros. Review of the publication, this number will be " easier to operate ", providing explanations of the French community are made large payments under the contract. The contract for production and delivery of 2 helicopter carrier was signed between the French company DCNS and Rosoboronexport in 2011. The price of the contract – 1, 2 billion euros. 1st ship – "Vladivostok" – was obliged to go to the Russian Federation in 2014, the second – Sevastopol – in 2015. Against delivery of the vessels made in the USA. Last year 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 of France criticized the President of the Fifth Republic for refusing to put Russia "Mistral" alleging pressure from the capital of the USA.