In Belgium, Macron pleads for ‘two or three speed Europe’, treaty change

By |november 21st, 2018|Belgium, Emmanuel Macron, EU treaty change, European army, Eurozone, France, Multi-speed Europe, News|

French President Emmanuel Macron escaped protests over fuel prices and tumbling approval ratings at home with a series of state visits that placed Europe at the centre of attention. 

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EU greenlights new wave of military projects, secret agents training

By |november 20th, 2018|Angela Merkel, Emmanuel Macron, EU-NATO cooperation, European army, European defence, News, pesco|

Foreign and defence ministers on Monday (19 November) agreed on 17 new armaments and military projects within the PESCO framework, including the development of new weapons systems and the establishment of a training facility for secret agents.

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European army: No longer a taboo subject

By |november 16th, 2018|defence, European army, News|

Both Angela Merkel and Emmanuel Macron mentioned the idea of creating a real European army around 11 November. This unprecedented convergence of French and German thoughts and words, which incurred the wrath of America, marks a turning point. EURACTIV France reports.  

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Trump tweet-strafes Macron as Europe moves on defence without US

By |november 14th, 2018|Angela Merkel, Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron, European army, News, trade|

Donald Trump on Tuesday (13 November) unleashed an extraordinary attack on Emmanuel Macron, mocking the French president's approval rating and lashing him over European defence proposals which enjoyed a crucial new boost from Germany.

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In Strasbourg, Merkel brings European army one step further

By |november 13th, 2018|Angela Merkel, common defence, digital tax, Emmanuel Macron, European army, European Parliament, Eurozone, Migration, News|

In an eagerly awaited speech on the future of Europe before what she called 'the biggest democratic parliament of the world', German Chancellor Angela Merkel called on Tuesday (13 November) for a "real, true European army" and a common asylum framework.

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Stoltenberg opposes EU defence duplicating NATO, Putin likes the idea

By |november 13th, 2018|Donald Trump, Emmanuel Macron, European army, European defence, Jens Stoltenberg, Nato, News, Vladimir Putin|

NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg warned Europe against undermining transatlantic ties, following a defence spat between US President Donald Trump and French leader Emmanuel Macron.

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Tusk lashes out at Trump stance on Europe

By |november 12th, 2018|Civic Platform, Donald Trump, Donald Tusk, Emmanuel Macron, European army, European elections 2019, eurosceptics, News, PiS, Poland, polish elections, transatlantic relations|

European Union chief Donald Tusk on Saturday (10 November) accused US President Donald Trump of being averse to a "strong and united" Europe and also warned against the emergence of a "brownshirt" nationalist front in EU elections next year.

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European defence and the Eurocorps model

By |marec 21st, 2017|common defence, CSDP, Defence policy, Defence Union, EU army, European army, News, Rome summit|

Today it is clear that a robust European Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) is a must, and the time to enhance it has come, writes Lieutenant General Alfredo Ramirez.

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