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    In an interview with the AFP, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Brussels' efforts to boost spending and streamline its defence industry, but noted strongly that broader transatlantic bonds, read NATO, must still be the strategic foundation. "I support EU efforts on defence, because more defence spending, new military capabilities...

    Jens Stoltenberg welcomes EU defence efforts, but places a critical note.

    In an interview with the AFP, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed Brussels' efforts to boost spending and streamline its defence industry, but noted...

    Cravinho: invest in EU Defence, intensify cooperation traditional partners

    The Portuguese defence minister João Gomes Cravinho callled upon the EU to create “broad structures of partnership” with the United Kingdom on defence and...

    Russian diplomats expelled by EU member states

    Germany, Poland and Sweden have expelled Russian diplomats in reaction to the expulsion of three EU diplomats from Russia last week.  Russia expelled three EU...

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