EU eyes more 'responsibility' for its own security

Brussels (AFP) – EU leaders agreed Friday that the bloc should take more responsibility for its own security, insisting Brussels needs to be a strong partner for NATO and the United States.  Debate has raged for decades over what role Brussels should play on defence, and individual nations have often been reluctant to agree moves to integrate military capabilities. “We want to act more strategically, to defend our interests and to promote our values,” European Council President Charles Michel tweeted after a video summit.  “We need to increase our ability to act autonomously and strengthen our…

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