Posted by seumasach on September 15, 2016
The UK had in the past opposed steps toward the creation of an EU army or duplication of Nato structures.
But the Franco-German paper says that “taking into account the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the EU, we have to henceforth act as 27 [member states]”.
12th September, 2016
Germany and France have drawn up plans for closer EU defence cooperation, including a new military HQ and swifter deployment of overseas missions.
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Posted by seumasach on July 22, 2016
20th July, 2016
French President Francois Hollande has begun touring European cities in the run-up to the next EU summit in September as part of an attempt to garner support for an European Union army, now that the UK – which opposed it – has signaled its intention to leave.
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