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(Worthy News) - Nine European Union nations will on Monday (Jun 25) formalize a plan to create a European military intervention force, a French minister said, with Britain backing the measure as a way to maintain strong defense ties with the bloc after Brexit.
The force, known as the European Intervention Initiative and championed by French President Emmanuel Macron, is intended to be able to deploy rapidly to deal with crises.
A letter of intent is due to be signed in Luxembourg on Monday by France, Germany, Belgium, Britain, Denmark, the Netherlands, Estonia, Spain and Portugal, French defense minister Florence Parly told the newspaper Le Figaro. [ Source (Read More...) ]
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