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

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

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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.