Former French foreign Minister Roland Dumas called punishment, imposed by Western countries against Russia, a gross mistake.
"France should give the military court of Russia ", - the politician said, referring to the question about the helicopter carrier Mistral the radio station RMC on the first day of the week in the morning. Roland Dumas held the post of head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Fifth Republic in 1988-1993.
before the conversation RMC French chief of defence Jean-Yves Le Drian said that " transfer of Russian vessels not on the agenda ".
the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande after held last week in Minsk summit " channel format ", which were produced fresh consensus on the settlement of the situation in Ukraine, said that the rules for the transmission of the first Russian Mistral is still not done.
the contract for manufacture and delivery of two (2) helicopter carrier type "Mistral" was concluded between the French DCNS and the "Rosoboronexport" in 2011. France had to give 1st Mistral Russia in the past year, but did not do so, citing the situation in Ukraine. The Russian Federation is considering filing a lawsuit in court. Now against transfer of vessels actively supporting US.