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Why military integration is paramount for EU defence chief

26th July 2019 - 16:23 GMT | by Kate Martyr in London


Despite Brexit and a lack of backing for a European Army the Chief Executive of the European Defence Agency (EDA) highlighted his commitment to collaboration on European defence matters in an exclusive Shephard interview. 

Explicitly stating he was not calling for a European Army, Jorge Domecq, EDA Chief Executive, told Shephard that the evolution of European defence would come through further ‘development of the permanent structure collaboration’.

‘We should go towards a more coherent set of capabilities which are more deployable, more sustainable and more interoperable,’ outlined Domecq.

A clear warning accompanied this as he added ‘I don’t think that any member states

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Kate Martyr


Kate Martyr

Kate Martyr was the Land Domain reporter for Shephard Media during 2019.

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