East Europeans demand EU funds for faster troop movement

  • 2020-03-10
  • LETA/AFP/TBT Staff
VILNIUS - The EU must provide funds to enable the faster movement of military forces across Europe, defense ministers from four eastern European nations said on Tuesday, as the bloc braces for a new round of fractious budget talks. EU and NATO members Latvia, Lithuania, Poland and Romania said Brussels could undermine European Union ambitions by cutting funding for the "military mobility" program, including measures to quickly move troops and equipment in the event of a conflict with Russia. The European Commission's latest "technical...
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