EU ARMY BLACKMAIL: Germany warns UK NOT to stop bloc’s plans ahead of Brexit negotiations
The defence minister in Berlin has told with the UK not to thwart the controversial defence scheme and said otherwise it could impact on post-Brexit negotiations.
Ursula von der Leyen, touted as a successor to Chancellor Angela Merkel, was responding to Britain’s criticisms of the proposal to create a Franco-German defence HQ, with fears it will lead to the dreaded EU army.
Ms von der Leyen said: “The plea to the British is only not to block important European developments, when they say they want Brexit.
“It’s not good to prevent Europe from organising itself better.”
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