Protests planned on French Mistral sale
- From wire reports, VILNIUS
As the heads of state or government of EU member states consider possible sanctions on Russia, a rally is to be held in Vilnius at Friday noon, March 21, outside the French Embassy against plans to go through with the delivery of Mistral-class helicopter-and-troop-carrying attack ships to Russia, reports ELTA.According to MP Mantas Adomenas, the organizer of the rally, this protest campaign aims at encouraging France to speed up the decision on suspension of a major warship contract signed with Moscow in 2011.MP Adomenas says that if Russia lays its hands on the French war...
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