Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov admitted that he didn't know how much France paid Russia for two Mistral.
"About the money no, I will Not answer. Don't know. It's such substantive information, business ", - quotes the expression Peskov news Agency.
The Commissioner of the Kremlin has noticed that "in the capital of Russia believe the So-called problem of "Mistral" fully resolved, accordingly, this topic is exhausted." Answering a question, whether translated France Russia money for the helicopter, Sands gave advice to re-read the letter of the press service of the Kremlin, published on such information. France has already transferred the means and upon return of the equipment will find the property right and will have the opportunity to dispose of both ships, " according to him. Press Secretary of the Russian President also did Not want to answer the question of where you will spend the money received from France." It until I cannot say. This is, without doubt, will be the country's leadership to take a separate decision, " he said. Sands asked: "the Details don't ask ". However, he clarified that the Russian Federation, as previously and in the future, will give top priority to domestic manufacturers In the application of military equipment. So he answered the question of whether Moscow after the story of "Mistral" to order equipment abroad. 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" – 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. 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.