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Official DAWN OF EU ARMY: Brussels Signs Off Military Plan & Hails Historic Day Without UK

  • Official DAWN OF EU ARMY: Brussels Signs Off Military Plan & Hails Historic Day Without UK
    by JOEY MILLAR, http://www.express.co.uk/
    BRUSSELS has moved even closer to an EU Army after 23 state signed off on a key military agreement today – a move a high-ranking eurocrat hailed as a “historic day”.

    Germany and France are leading the charge for a new defence union, which aims to cement EU unity after Brexit. The campaign for a European defence union stretches back to the 1950s, although the movement has stuttered in the decades since.

    But EU officials are now celebrating as progress accelerates with the support of Brussels chiefs Jean-Claude Juncker, Guy Verhofstadt and Michel Barnier. One unnamed official quoted by Reuters news agency said today: “We’ve never come this far before. We are in a new situation.”

    EU foreign and defence ministers signed the new pact at around 10.30am GMT. EU leaders will then officially back it next month to make it EU law. Federica Mogherini emphasised the importance of today’s agreement this morning.  The EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security said: “It’s going to be quite a historic day today for European defence.”

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https://sputniknews.com/europe/20160908/1045089399/eu-army-nato.html

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November 14, 2017 - Posted by | GeoPolitics | , , , , , ,

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