MEPs urge EC to push ahead defence markets

MEPs urge EC to push ahead defence markets


The European Parliament last week urged the European Commission to press ahead with opening up the internal market in defence to save Europe wasting millions of Euros a year on duplication and protectionism.In this regard, a new report commissioned by the Parliament’s security and defence subcommittee estimates that although EU governments spend half (250 billion Euro) the amount Americans spend on defence, their defence capacities are only about 10 percent as efficient as the US.Pointing to the...


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