Roscosmos: the court’s decision will allow to intensify the work with Arianespace

© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mamontovaya in fotomonster of Roscosmos. Archival photoRoscosmos: the court’s decision will allow to intensify the work with Arianespace© RIA Novosti / Sergey Mamontovaya the image Bank

The decision of the Paris court of appeal on the withdrawal from the accounts of arrests of «Roscosmos» in France will allow the Corporation to intensify the work on implementation of commercial contracts with the French company Arianespace, told RIA Novosti Deputy Director of the Russian space Agency on international cooperation Sergey Savelyev.

Court of appeal of Paris on Tuesday finally confirmed the withdrawal of the arrest, claimed Yukos shareholders Hulley Enterprises and Veteran Petroleum on debt Arianespace Roskosmos (300 million euros) in France. The court decision noted that «the court of appeal held that «Roskosmos» was a separate legal entity in the Russian Federation and could not be held for the debts of the Russian Federation».

«I am confident that today’s judgment will allow the Russian Federal space Agency and Arianespace to intensify the work on implementation of commercial contracts», — said Saveliev.

He expressed the hope that the unlocked according to the decision of the French court the funds would be used for the manufacture of boosters and will allow you to provide services to Arianespace in accordance with the contract.

Savelyev added that the «schedule of launches (from Kourou in French Guiana) will be adjusted». He did not provide details on this issue, noting that this «will take time».

Earlier some media reported that in France in the Yukos case, the arrested assets of the state Corporation «Rosatom» and FSUE «Space communications» totaling 700 million dollars. Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin explained that it was not about frozen assets «Roscosmos», and «the money that we had to pay for our services, including launches from Kourou and so forth.» According to Vice — Premier, «it is actually while detained alien to us debts.»

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