Germany and France want to forge closer defense cooperation in the European Union following the departure of Britain. German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen suggested the construction of a European “civilian-military headquarters”, from which EU missions could be deployed, as well as a European medical force. Source: Reuters
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