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20th Feb 2017

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EU commissioner wants defence bonds

EU countries should issue joint bonds to fund military projects, industry commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska said Friday, two days after commission president Jean-Claude Juncker said he would propose a European Defense Fund. She told Reuters that money from the European Fund for Strategic Investment (EFSI) could be used to start funding defense research and development projects.

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Nordstream 2: Alternative pipeline facts

Arguments put forward by Nord Stream 2's Brussels lobbyist in defence of the Russian-led project are not consistent and ignore some basic facts.

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