The Russian Ambassador in France about " Mistralian ": the decision must be taken now
Russia will be satisfied in every case - If France will give her the helicopter carrier Mistral and If you reimburse the costs, But the decision must be taken, said Russian Ambassador to France Alexander Orlov in broadcast by French radio station.
" If these ships will be transferred, We will be happy. If they will not be given, But the costs will be compensated, We will also remain happy. We have placed an order, paid and now we wait, " said Alexander Orlov.
according to him, the timing of delivery of vessels until not gone beyond the limits indicated by the contract, for this reason, as long as Russia is waiting." Our position is very calm and unflappable, " said the Russian Ambassador. But, according to his statement, " France must make a decision right now ".
He also clarified that the Mistral are not the weapons of war, and these ships will not change the balance of power in the world."
1st amphibious assault ship type " Mistral " ship " Vladivostok ", directed according to the Russian party invitation, had to be transferred to France for the Russian Navy on November 14, but the head of the French Republic Francois Hollande before decided to stop for some time, the supply of Russia " Vladivostok " because of the situation in Ukraine.