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Gavin Williamson warned EU’s desire for European army is ‘absolutely crazy idea’

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

The EU’s desire for a European army that would rival NATO is an ‘absolutely crazy idea’ that would undermine peace and security, the Defence Secretary has warned. Gavin Williamson’s comments come after French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel called for a ‘true European army’. He also criticised both countries for not spending 2 per cent of their gross domestic product on defence, a NATO guideline. Speaking about the prospect of a European…