Paris fully compensated paid by Russia amounts per project " Mistral ", said the official representative of the foreign Ministry of France.
"France fully compensated paid by Russia amounts per project" Mistral ", as well as its spending on the development of additional equipment and the training of crews. It also returns Russia equipment provided for installation on ships, " – writes the news Agency. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin and the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande on August 6 agreed to halt the validity of the contract for construction and supply of 2 amphibious assault ships of the " Mistral ". Then the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande said that Paris is without question will find buyers for the helicopter. 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 in France has criticized the President of the Fifth Republic for refusing to put Russia "Mistral" alleging pressure from the capital of the USA.