The Cabinet has approved a severance agreement with Russia on return of the aircraft

Кабмин одобрил разрыв соглашения с РФ по возврату авиатехники

A meeting of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. Archival photo.

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine approved a bill on denunciation of the agreement with the government of Russia on liquidation and the refund of aviation technology, located at the repair enterprises of the Ministry of defense of Ukraine and the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation and the draft orders of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine. This decision was taken at a government meeting, reports “UNN”.

Officials passed a draft law package with other solutions without discussion.

The bill will be forwarded for consideration to the Verkhovna Rada.

As previously reported, the Moscow arbitration court decided to collect from the Ukrainian state enterprise “Antonov” 180,26 million rubles (about 71.6 million UAH – ed.) as a penalty to the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation under the contract to perform development work.

We will remind, in September 2016 Antonov stated that the plan before the end of the year to roll all the previously existing joint projects with Russian transport company “Volga-Dnepr”, and exploited, including aircraft an-124 “Ruslan”.

In Russia said that responsibility for maintaining the airworthiness of cargo aircraft An-124-100 “Ruslan”, which operate in Russia can transfer to Russian enterprises.