Security and Defence

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"Action is needed instead of words. If we want to protect the EU and its citizens we have to act now and start implementing already-agreed plans...

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"The creation of the European Defence Union is in the ultimate interest of the European Union. On the way towards a European Defence Union we...

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“There are many right proposals. The point is that we don’t lack plans but we have a deficit in implementing already-agreed decisions...

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‘Hybrid Warfare’ is a term that has been coined to describe modern conflicts that do not conform to the pattern of conventional wars...

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The Subcommittee on Security and Defence follows issues specifically related to the Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP) and the European Security and Defence Policy (ESDP). In this context, the subcommittee assists the Committee on Foreign Affairs.

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Press Release
07.06.2017 - 11:58

Countdown to a Common European Defence Union has begun

"Action is needed instead of words. If we want to protect the EU and its citizens we have to act now and start implementing already-agreed plans making Europe autonomous in terms of defence...
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Press Release
24.03.2017 - 12:24

Belarus: police must refrain from violence tomorrow

Tomorrow's protests in Minsk must be met in a peaceful manner by the state security forces. "I am concerned at the recent developments in Belarus. It is vital that the state institutions and...
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Press Release
06.03.2017 - 14:51

A coalition of the willing on defence

"The creation of the European Defence Union is in the ultimate interest of the European Union. On the way towards a European Defence Union we have to transfer today’s isolated islands of...
Anaconda, polish helicopters
Press Release
14.12.2016 - 13:02

CFSP: passivity is no longer permitted

"The last light of hope is dying out in Aleppo. Despite all the efforts deployed so far, the EU has been absent and our High Representative has been working hard, only to conclude that, if the...
Anaconda, polish helicopters
Press Release
30.11.2016 - 15:10

Defence Package: time to deliver, not to plan again

“There are many right proposals. The point is that we don’t lack plans but we have a deficit in implementing already-agreed decisions”, said Michael Gahler MEP, EPP Group Spokesman...
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Press Release
22.11.2016 - 12:34

European Defence Union: EU must invest in its own defence

"We must build our own defence union", said Michael Gahler MEP, EPP Group Spokesman on the European Defence Union who shadowed the Report on the same issue adopted today in the European...

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