Since 2014, Jean-Claude Juncker, the president of the European Commission, has been committed to re-enforcing the security of EU citizens. His proclamation five years ago was followed in 2016 by the creation of the Commission's European Defence Fund.

Cross-border security threats can only be survived by strengthening cooperation between Member States, according to the concept developed by the Commission. Earlier in February, Brussels initiated a project to boost the financing of the joint def...

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