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Emmanuel Macron’s coalition of 10 Nations

Postby Ready1 on Fri May 04, 2018 12:21 pm

PARIS — Impatient with German foot-dragging on defense, French President Emmanuel Macron will bring together a 10-nation coalition of the willing next month designed to prepare European armed forces to take action together in emergencies, and to bind Britain into military cooperation as it leaves the EU.

Defense ministers of France, the U.K., Germany, Italy, Spain, the Netherlands, Belgium, Portugal, Denmark and Estonia will sign a letter of intent in Paris in June, officials told me, pledging to develop a common strategic culture, share analysis and foresight on trouble spots that may require intervention and work to coordinate their forces for future operations.

Macron outlined the idea in his keynote Sorbonne speech on European integration last September, calling for a common European intervention force, defense budget and doctrine for action in contingencies where the United States and NATO may not get involved. France wants to recruit allies that could help share its military burden especially in Africa, where it intervened alone in Mali in 2012 to prevent Islamist militants seizing control of a weak state.

Frustrated by the big-tent, low-ambition start to the European Union’s so-called Permanent Structured Cooperation (PESCO) in defense agreed last year at Germany’s insistence, the French leader is pressing ahead with a small core of like-minded nations outside EU and NATO institutional structures.


https://www.politico.eu/article/emmanuel-macrons-eu-defense-army-coalition-of-the-willing-military-cooperation/

Lets keep an eye on this one...
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Re: Emmanuel Macron’s coalition of 10 Nations

Postby burien1 on Fri May 04, 2018 5:51 pm

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Re: Emmanuel Macron’s coalition of 10 Nations

Postby 4givenmuch on Mon May 07, 2018 2:47 pm

How does Turkey fit it?
Seek Humility!
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Re: Emmanuel Macron’s coalition of 10 Nations

Postby keithareilly on Mon May 07, 2018 8:17 pm

The Brussels Treaty of the WEU
ARTICLE IV
If any of the High Contracting Parties should be the object of an armed attack in Europe, the other High Contracting Parties will, in accordance with the provisions of Article 51 of the Charter of the United Nations, afford the Party so attacked all the military and other aid and assistance in their power.

The following nation were the High Contracting Parties:
Belgium
Luxembourg
France
Netherlands
Germany
Portugal (1990)
Greece (1995)
Spain (1990)
Italy
United Kingdom

UN Charter Article 51:
Nothing in the present Charter shall impair the inherent right of collective or individual self-defense if an armed attack occurs against a member of the United Nations, until the Security Council has taken the measures necessary to maintain international peace and security.

Only two differences in countries list
WEU had Luxembourg and Greece instead of Denmark and Estonia.
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Re: Emmanuel Macron’s coalition of 10 Nations

Postby keithareilly on Mon May 07, 2018 8:35 pm

4givenmuch wrote:How does Turkey fit it?


I don't think Turkey is part of the Mystery Babylon Prophecy.
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