11 decembrie 2019

Creeping third-party accommodation in EU defence projects may be on the horizon


There is cautious optimism that non-EU countries might satisfactorily participate in projects financed by the EU's forthcoming European Defence Fund (EDF) as well as future consortia within Europe's Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) in defence, say EU defence policy officials, although Washington is awaiting concrete proof that will be the case."The text for third-party participation is admittedly complicated but it offers some flexibility. The main message, however, is not one of [...]