Payments of Russia "Mistral" will be less than 1, 2 billion euros, said the Ministry of defence of France.
France will fully reimburse Russia all the tools listed on the basis of a contract for production and delivery of 2 helicopter carrier type " Mistral ", said Thursday the head of the Ministry of defense of France Jean-Yves Le Drian, reports news Agency.
according to his statement, the total amount of payments of Russia from France will be less than 1, 2 billion euros. Remember, the President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande agreed to halt the validity of the contract for construction and supply of 2 amphibious assault ships of the " Mistral ". July 10, stated that Moscow and Paris has prepared a draft agreement on the "Mistral" - the document will be signed after his statement at the government level country pairs. The contract for production and delivery of 2 helicopter carrier, signed in 2011 by the French company DCNS and Rosoboronexport, was estimated at 1, 2 billion euros. June 27 this year, the French printed illustrated edition Challenges wrote that France is trying to get payment for the "Mistral" is not more than 1 billion euros. On July 31, the newspaper "Kommersant" referring to sources in the sphere of military-technical cooperation said that France will bring Russia nearly 1, 2 billion euros. 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.