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Obama criticises Hollande on warships to Russia

05.06.14 @ 17:43

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US president Barack Obama on Thursday said "it would have been preferable" if French President Francois Hollande "pressed the pause button" in the sale of Mistral warships to Russia, given the Ukraine conflict. "I recognise this is a big deal, that jobs in France are important," he added.