Egypt to Russia two "Mistral" for a symbolic price of $ 1, said the head of the defense Ministry of Poland, Anthony Macierewicz citing sources.
Without going into detail, he said that such information has " good sources ", reports " Interfax-AVN ". Remember, 10 Oct 2015 Paris and Cairo signed an agreement for the purchase by Egypt of 2 intended of Russia's helicopter carrier type " Mistral ". First, these ships were intended Russia, however, Paris at the time stopped the supply ships, for which he received the money, citing his disagreement with the policy of Russia in Ukraine. We also emphasize that, As stated in the French Senate, Paris has canceled a deal with Russia on "Mistress" because of pressure from the countries of Eastern Europe. It was noted that Poland threatened France to suspend the dialogues on the deal to buy 50 helicopters Caracal in the amount of 2, 5 billion EUR in case of transfer of helicopter carrier to Russia. However, As reported in the first day of the week print edition OPINION, Poland in the end still declared invalid ordering of Caracal helicopters, considered in France as a betrayal. Tuesday it was confirmed that Egypt turned to Russia asking to be put several squadrons of Ka-52K for their helicopter carriers " Mistral ". As told in the FS MTC of Russia, the agreement has been executed.