EU politicians unveiled plans for a European Defence Fund
EUROPEAN Union (EU) bureaucrats are planning for member states to spend £4billion (€5bn) on a “game-changer” joint defence project – but are still denying they are forming an EU Army
The monster budget, thought to be in response to Donald Trump’s election win, would strip national governments of their defence spending, with the European Defence Fund paying for cyber security, warships, drone technology and EU space programmes for defence.
The proposal revealed today by the European Commission would increase defence research resources by £21million (€25m) next year, climbing to £77m (€90m) a year by 2020, with a total group input by all countries of £4bn (€5bn) each year. Continue reading