Question of Mistral Delivery Can Be Resolved in Coming Days
The process of transferring of helicopter aircraft carrier “Vladivostok” of the class “Mistral” built in the shipyards of STX France company can be started as early as next week, Interfax reported with reference to the military-diplomatic source.
“The order for the transfer of “Mistral” can be given from the Elysee Palace as early as next week, so that in the first half of March, the ship will be ready to the transfer to the Russian side,” the source said.
In his opinion, the success of the “Norman format” meeting in Minsk allows Paris to save face in front of allies and thus confirm the reputation of a reliable supplier of arms. He explained that now we have grounds to immediately start the process of transferring helicopter “Vladivostok” to the Russian side.