EU entertains idea to buy out Mistral warships from France

Europe's right wing will suggest member-states of the European Union (EU) to buy out the Mistral warships under construction in France commissioned by Russia, Lithuanian MEP Gabrielius Landsbergis said on Tuesday.
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