EU SUPERSTATE: Italian general to lead bloc's military committee as defence plans grow

EU SUPERSTATE: Italian general to lead bloc's military committee as defence plans grow
 

Claudio Graziano will serve as the next chairman of the EU Military Committee, replacing Greek General Mikhail Kostarakos in the post.
The committee plays a key role in the bloc, advising the leaders of member states on defence and military issues.
It is likely to become more influential due to Brussels' bid for further defence co-operation, particularly on spending.
Key Brussels figures including Jean-Claude Juncker and French president Emmanuel Macron are in favour of the EU creating its own army.
In his 'State of the Union' speech in September, arch-federalist Mr Juncker said: "In... read more

 
8 November 2017 in World News, Views: 40
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