EU army to be SIGNED OFF as Brussels celebrates: ‘We have NEVER come this far’
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 are expected to sign the new pact at... read more
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