EU Defence: efficient collaboration is the key - December 15 2016

Commenting on the EU summit debate on defence, the Co-Chair of the European Green Party Reinhard Bütikofer said: "It is to be welcomed that the European Union has been taking serious steps to develop a genuine common defence policy since the Brexit decision. The exit signal from the British that had long blocked such a development is now also proving as an aid to the further integration of the remaining 27 member states. With this, they now also finally react to the clear expectations of European citizens. They have long been in favour of a stronger integration of European security policy. [...]