Brussels plough cash into plans for EU Army - but Germany warns it's NOT ENOUGH

Brussels plough cash into plans for EU Army - but Germany warns it's NOT ENOUGH
 

Keen to further integrate the bloc in the face of Russian and aggression and threats to pull out of NATO by Donald Trump, the EU’s military funding in 2016 rose by 2.6 per cent on the previous year. 
Members of the Brussels club have also been encouraged to sign up to treaties which further integrate military cooperation across the bloc, with the aim of creating a EU Army by 2025. 
But the EU’s largest economy, Germany - said to have spent 53 per cent more on equipment compared to 2016 - have already raised concerns. 
Tobias Lindner, a Green MP who sits on the Bundestag’s budget and defence... read more

 
14 December 2017 in World News, Views: 40
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