Remember when Nick Clegg described any prospect of an EU army as a “dangerous fantasy”? Well, last night the EU approved a motion to create a joint defence fund as part of a plan for greater military cooperation. It will be run by the European Defence Agency.
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19 of the EU’s 27 Member States, including France and Germany (who are pushing for this heavily), will formally begin talking about the fund next month and expect it to be implemented by next year.
There have also been rumblings that the EU are planning on obtaining nuclear weapons, possibly taking control of France’s, as they feel they can no longer rely on America and Britain for protection.
A divided EU with an unelected President building military capability. What could possibly go wrong…