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Defence: MEPs urge member states to show political will and join forces

SEDE AFCO AFET 09-02-2017 - 12:03

Defence cooperation in the EU is now more dependent on political will than on legal considerations, say the Foreign Affairs and Constitutional Affairs committees in a joint resolution passed on Thursday. (Read more)

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Russian probing in eastern Ukraine must stop, say security and defence MEPs

SEDE 06-02-2017 - 18:23

The worsening security situation in eastern Ukraine, where heavy fighting with pro-Russian rebels recently broke out in the government-controlled town of Avdiivka, were debated by Security and Defence Subcommittee MEPs on Monday with Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze, Ukraine’s Vice Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration. MEPs urged Russia to stop testing the West’s reactions and to go on implementing the Minsk agreements. (Read more)

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Anna Fotyga, SEDE Chair

Our peace and security, never to be taken for granted, are increasingly threatened by events on our doorstep and beyond.  The Treaty on European Union provides the legal ground for effective action by Member States to tackle these threats in the EU’s neighbourhood.

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