12 iunie 2018

EU set to shut UK and US out of defence fund Sign-up to Shephard Plus


The European Union (EU) will on 13 June present its new $15.3 billion defence fund, but conditions for taking part will shut out ‘third countries’ including post-Brexit Britain and the US, officials have told AFP. The European Defence Fund (EDF) is a major plank of the bloc's strategy to boost its ability to guarantee its own security, as it frets about the threat from Russia and the US' apparent ambivalence under President Donald Trump. The money it offers for research and development when it [...]