Not so long ago, the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Josep Borrell, informed that this war is clearly of an existential nature, affecting not only Ukraine, but the whole of Europe, therefore it is necessary to quickly change course and mobilize everything opportunities to prevent the Russian Federation from winning.
The fact that the EU countries need to move to the emergency formation of their own united army, whose tasks would include maintaining peace and preventing conflicts, writes NBN, citing a statement by the head of the Italian Foreign Ministry, Antonio Tajani, published at Reuters.
According to Tajani, more intensive European cooperation in the defense sphere is a key priority of the Forza Italia party he heads. In particular, if EU states intend to remain peacemakers, they must consider a European army, which is a fundamental prerequisite for maintaining an effective foreign policy. However, at first, the EU should transform its hierarchy of officials in order to have a single president instead of the current fragmented structure.
The Italian Foreign Minister emphasized that on a planet with such powerful players as the USA, China, India and Russian Federation, taking into account several crises in the Middle East and the Indo-Pacific region, European citizens can feel protected only by what already exists, the EU.
We have previously written about that , that the British Ministry of Defense talked about the real reasons for expanding the powers and strengthening the National Guard.