French president blows visit Poland to cancel Airbus order

French president blows visit Poland to cancel Airbus order

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The French president, François Hollande has a visit to Poland postponed because Poland is a large order has been deleted in the French-German luchtvaartconcern Airbus.

Warsaw would be converted more than three billion fifty Caracel helicopters to decrease but that does not go through.

France chose the visit of Hollande and foreign affairs minister Jean-Marc Ayrault to determine when the confirmation of the Polish ministry of Defence came in the order was deleted. Hollande and Ayrault would on 13 October to go visit.

The order was in fact a boost for Airbus. Many European countries by the economic crisis on defence spending is pruned.


The current Polish government of the eurosceptic party Law and Justice (PiS) deleted the order by the previous government in August 2015 was done. The argument was that the current government is the order prefer goes to a firm in which the machinery in Poland built.

The French president is so annoyed by the withdrawal that he announced the cooperation in the field of defence between the two countries against the light to keep. According to a source in the government is the relationship between the two countries “extremely affected” by the decision of Poland.

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