The message on the " Mistral " - impact on industry in France, I'm sure Jacques Sapir
Message of the President of the French Republic Francois Hollande about the possible suspension or refusal to perform the contract on the transfer of Russia's first helicopter type " Mistral " is a serious blow to the industry of the state, says the French specialist in macroeconomics and geopolitics, Director of research school of social Sciences (EHESS), the head of the research Center of industrialization (CEMI) Jacques Sapir.
on Wednesday, the administration of Francois Hollande on the results of the meeting of the French security Council distributed a communiqu?, according to which the head of the country in connection with the development of the situation in Ukraine was considered insufficient by today's rule to send the first Russian Mistral. Later authorized the Elysee Palace explained Last news that the delivery vehicle is not legally suspended: head only outlined their political position, according to which he will not approve the transfer of the vessel in November, If the situation in Ukraine will not improve.
according to the Sapir, possible refusal to perform the contract term will be a disaster for the national industry." Who will Now trust the word of France? And the possible consequences of failure to fulfill this contract will be the millions of euros that were paid the Russian Federation and intended to return, not including punitive punishments. Their reckless behavior Francois Hollande has dealt a very serious blow to French industry. Workers in the shipbuilding industry will appreciate It, " said he Last news .
the specialist said that his statement Hollande, maybe the price thousand jobs wanted to " buy " your own personal tranquility and peace at the NATO conference, which opens on Thursday.
Sapir added that these words demonstrate his incompetence in matters of international policy." This solution is incompetent, as If it was the desire to get the favor of NATO and the United States, it had to be made more than 2 months ago. This solution is incompetent, as it can only cause anger Russia, which sees the spread of the French position even in the moment when we finally started talking about the possibility of stopping a fire in Ukraine ", - he said.
the specialist added that this decision Hollande has brought France to a position out of the game in the settlement of Ukrainian descent " and It is in that moment when a political decision is quite possible to be achieved."
Sapir most have focused on the uncertainty of the statements of the President of France, which in fact says nothing about the stop of the contract." If he (Hollande) believes that the Russian Federation and the United States will be fooled by this linguistic trick, then he is mistaken, " said the expert.