Russia says it will 'wait patiently' as France suspends Mistral warship sale

November 25, 2014 2:16 PM

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France was under heavy pressure from NATO allies not to go through with the sale of the helicopter carrier amid rising tensions over Ukraine.

France suspended the planned delivery of a warship to Russia on Tuesday, yielding to months of growing pressure from allies who called for an end to the deal because of the conflict in Ukraine.

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