EU plan to beef up military prompts battle of words over Nato

EU plan to beef up military prompts battle of words over Nato
 

The UK defence secretary was adamant.
Britain remained firmly opposed to any move towards creating an EU army, Sir Michael Fallon said, as it would simply undermine Nato.
And yet it wasn't on the agenda when EU defence ministers met in Slovakia and barely anyone is talking about the idea. There are no plans for legions of Eurotroops decked out in helmets emblazoned with yellow stars on a blue background.
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It's difficult, indeed pointless, to oppose something that doesn't exist and isn't being... read more

 
27 September 2016 in World News, Views: 30
Source: BBC
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