French president offers conditions for warship delivery to Russia

French President François Hollande sits down with Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko at the NATO summit in Wales after he moved to suspend delivery of a warship built for Russia amid the ongoing battle for control for Ukraine's east.
French President François Hollande
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