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European Commission Demands Money For EU Army

(REUTERS) – The European Union’s executive wants to boost the bloc’s joint defence and security with an initial investment of 90 million euros (£77.5 million) in research, marking a turning point after years of cuts.

German soldiers onboard the frigate 'Mecklenburg-Vorpommern' wait for Germany's Defence Minister Franz Josef Jung (not in picture) who arrived in Djibouti on December 22, 2008 to take leave of German soldiers taking part in the Atalanta mission. The German frigate 'Karlsruhe' will join European Union-led anti-pirate operations off the Horn …

Soldiers’ Union: Only German Citizens Should Serve

A German soldiers’ union has come out against proposed plans to allow non-German citizens into the Bundeswehr which could hamper plans for a European Union (EU) army.The Armed Forces Association, which is the largest pressure group for the interests of soldiers in

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EU Foreign Affairs Chief: Europe Needs an EU Army

Soon after Britain voted to leave the European Union (EU), its foreign affairs chief, Elmar Brok, urged the economic and political bloc to go ahead with plans to create an army.The German politician told Die Welt that EU countries need

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