Wednesday

4th May 2016

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EU commission to table defence efficiency paper

The EU commission will next spring present a paper on the "efficiency of Europe's defence sector," president Jose Manuel Barroso said Friday. Its main focus will be on industry, single market and research. EU leaders are to have a big defence and foreign policy debate in December 2013.

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