Posts tagged as European Armed Forces

France to aim for stronger, exclusive European military force

Saturday, May 5, 2018

Defence Ministers of nine Western countries and Estonia are expected to sign a letter of intent in June to advance the French-proposed European Intervention Initiative, Politico Europe reported. The move comes after the EU’s Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) took a more inclusive, less ambitious format at the insistence of Germany. Among participant countries are Italy, Portugal, Spain, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Belgium, Estonia, Denmark and the UK. The French-proposed initiative…