16 May '17, 11am

#Brexit #Britain torpedoes plans for an #EU #military headquarter to coordinate #security and #defense.

#Brexit #Britain torpedoes plans for an #EU #military headquarter to coordinate #security and #defense.

Mogherini said she gave same "clear" message to UK defence minister Michael Fallon by phone (Photo: consilium.europa.eu) “There’s a discussion still going on about some of the language there”, he said. “If they want to come together [on joint defence plans] … then, you know, we’re not going to stand in their way. We’re just working on some of the language to make sure that we get it totally right”. The new HQ is to be an office inside the EU foreign service in Brussels that would take charge of EU military training missions, such as the ones in Mali or Somalia, which are currently run out of command centres in member states. The other 27 EU members had wanted to adopt a legal mandate for it on Monday which described it as an “operational” body, but the UK has said that would be a step too far toward the creation of an EU army that would duplicate Nato. Michael Roth, German...

Full article: https://euobserver.com/foreign/137916

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