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Tuesday, November 22, 2016
EU Army set to be agreed TODAY – and BRITAIN will foot the £420m-a-year bill
THE EU will today ratify the creation of a continent wide super army that will be up and running next year – and blame BREXIT for its creation.
Brussels politicians convened in the French city of Strasbourg to thrash out the plans that will cost taxpayers' £420m-a-year.
They will vote on the issue to establish an "EU-wide system for the coordination of rapid movement of defence forces personnel" across Europe later today.
If agreed Britain will not only be forced to foot the bill because it is timetabled for before the triggering of Article 50, but it will also be legally drawn into it.
And bizarrely the EU claims it needs to make a position of European Defence Minister and roll out a massive army because of BREXIT.
It states: "At a time when public support for the EU is being called into question in some Member States, defence and security is an area where the individual and collective benefits of more Europe can be easily demonstrated, especially regarding the likely challenges to EU’s standing as a strategic actor following Brexit."
The report demands the EU bankroll the initiative with an immediate £76million for 'preparatory action on EU defence research' starting in 2017. READ MORE