15 mai 2018

EU wants strong post-Brexit defence relations with UK but warns about industrial access


The European Union wants close post-Brexit co-operation with London in defence and military matters, including the United Kingdom’s future participation in multi-nation capability projects, but there will be inevitable restrictions on industrial endeavours such as Galileo, the European Union’s earth observation satellite system, said top EU officials involved in the Brexit negotiation. “Splendid isolation [in security and defence] is not an option for the United Kingdom: you can try, but it is [...]