Mistral contract to be terminated
Negotiations between Russia and France on the supply of the French Mistral helicopter carriers are over, and the contract will be terminated shortly, according to the Russian president’s assistant for military technical cooperation Vladimir Kozhin, TSN.ua reports.
“All the negotiations are over now, everything has been settled – the terms and the numbers. I hope that in the agreement on the termination of contract will be signed in the nearest future, and then, the amount of compensation, which France is due to pay, will be announced,” said the official.
As UNIAN reported earlier, Russia and France agreed on the amount of penalty which France would have to pay for failing to deliver Mistral ships to Russia according to contractual obligations.