France postpones warship delivery to Russia

  • France has postponed the delivery of two warships to Russia.
  • France had been under pressure to delay or cancel the deal due to situation in Ukraine.
  • Delivery has been delayed 'until further notice'; French foreign minister says on Twitter that conditions of delivery have not yet been met by Russia. 
  • Contract for the two Mistral vessels worth €1.2 billion. 

Laurent Fabius, French FM, tweet.