Canadian elections see Ottowa's bid for France's Russia-bound warships slip away

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The Mistral-class helicopter carriers built for deal with Russia that was annulled by embargo over Crimea conflict, could now go to Egypt and India.

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Canada was actively pursuing – at the political level – the possible acquisition of the controversial French-built Mistral-class helicopter carriers, several defence, diplomatic and military industry sources have told The Canadian Press.