Flash – France’s Macron proposes EU collective defence plan

September 8, 2018   |   Category: Prophecy News   |   Tags:

French President Emmanuel Macron suggested that Europe adopts a form of collective defence on Thursday as he strengthens calls for EU integration in the face of concerns over the United States’ security commitments.Macron, who has called on the bloc to stop its reliance on Washington as a military backstop, said Europe should seek “strategic autonomy” in defence, during a press conference with his Finnish counterpart in Helsinki.In order to achieve this he proposed “cooperation reinforced almost automatically, which will mean that, for member states who agreed with the reform, we could have a real solidarity of intervention if one state was attacked”.

Source: Flash – France’s Macron proposes EU collective defence plan – France 24

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