“Among the possible course of actions which is being considered by the French government is the possibility of the helicopter ships being destroyed. They will be dismantled, remodeled or sunk in the open sea,”
So it's just one of the options under consideration and there are enough high ranking French politicos rightly incensed by the idea that it doesn't look like it'll happen.
It should also be pointed out that RT is Russian State funded and not known for journalistic independence. As such they definitely have an axe to grind as dear old Vladimir still wants his warships delivered.