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U.K. Defense Secretary: Britain Will Block 'EU Army' Despite Brexit

Britain’s defense secretary has vowed to oppose any plans for an “EU army,” despite the U.K. having voted to leave the bloc. Speaking at a summit of defense ministers in Bratislava on Tuesday, Defense Secretary Michael Fallon stated: "We are going to continue to oppose any idea of an EU army or an EU army headquarters which would simply undermine NATO," the AFP reported.
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