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Wednesday, April 01, 2015

France to sell Mistral warships to EU

Vladivostok LHDFrance is to supply its Mistral warships to the EU foreign service instead of to Russia in a move designed to forge a “genuine European defence policy”.

The landmark deal comes after EU sanctions over Ukraine, last year, stopped France from transferring the first of the two vessels to Russia.

It also indicates deep EU scepticism on Moscow’s promises to make peace.

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2 comments:

  1. Anonymous1/4/15 13:20

    April Fool's Day or what?

    //Oscar

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    1. Anonymous1/4/15 14:44

      yes ! poisson d'avril in french

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