Defence Secretary 'will continue to oppose EU army plan'

Defence Secretary 'will continue to oppose EU army plan'

Sir Michael joined his fellow defence ministers from across the bloc in the Slovakian capital, Bratislava, to discuss the ambitious project to strengthen military capability across the continent.
He said: "We are going to continue to oppose any idea of an EU army or EU army headquarters.
"Nato must remain the cornerstone of our defence."
However, asked if Britain would veto the move, he said only that "there is no majority here for an EU army".
The proposals could see a new joint EU military command, as well as increased defence spending and joint development of... read more

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