The European Union is planning to conclude an agreement that will allow the United States to participate in European defence projects, according to Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten. Brussels has taken such a step in order to avoid conflicts with Washington. But in order to attract to the development of another state, the member countries of the EU should take a unanimous decision, the newspaper notes.
The European Union intends to enter into a agreement that will allow U.S. authorities and companies to participate in European defence projects, according to Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten. Brussels has taken such a step to settle the conflict in relations with the United States. Europeans want to cooperate with each other in the military sphere, which the White house fears the discrimination of American companies, says the publication.The EU is developing in this direction in order to become more independent from NATO. While countries such as France, believe that joint defence projects within the EU it is impossible to prevent States outside the Union.The talks went on for several months, and now there has been a solution that will help you to avoid conflict with the United States. Created a draft agreement, under which EU member States would provide other countries the opportunity to participate in their military projects, provided that it will give a “significant advantage” in its implementation.But we are talking only about the States with a democratic system that respects human rights and with the EU being in a good relationship. Such conditions exclude the possibility of cooperation with China and maybe even Turkey, but “pave the way” for the United States in the case of breccia for the UK.While the partner States without the right to vote in decisions about the use of new military capabilities and developed combat systems. Moreover, the EU needs to take a unanimous decision in order to attract to the project the state outside of the Union. The draft agreement States that any EU member state can prevent it for good reason.