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EU foreign, defense ministers approve EU’s first defense concept

Europe Materials 21 March 2022 20:43 (UTC +04:00)
EU foreign, defense ministers approve EU’s first defense concept

EU foreign and defense ministers have approved the Strategic Compass, the first-ever European Union’s defense concept, which provides for the establishment of a joint rapid deployment force of up to 5,000 troops, a European diplomatic source told TASS on Monday, Trend reports.

"We have an agreement on Strategic Compass," the source said, adding that the concept will be ultimately endorsed at a EU summit on March 24-25.

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