France suspends delivery of warship to Russia

September 3, 2014 4:18 PM

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France suspends delivery of warship to Russia

PARIS (AP) — President Francois Hollande's office says France is suspending the delivery of a hulking warship to Russia amid security concerns about Moscow's actions in neighboring Ukraine.

The announcement, after Hollande convened a special defense panel, comes a day before the start of a NATO summit and after months of pressure from France to suspend the sale amid tensions between Russia and Ukraine. Hollande's office called the fighting in Ukraine "grave" and said Russia's recent ac...

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