Germany backs initiative to launch EU reaction force

Germany backs initiative to launch EU reaction force

Germany backs initiative to launch EU reaction force — — -Brussels (Brussels Morning) Germany and four other EU countries have launched an initiative to expand the Union’s military capabilities, claiming such a development to be necessary in view of the bloc’s inability to act during the fall of Afghanistan.

According to the German press agency dpa, Germany has joined Finland, the Netherlands, Portugal and Slovenia in the drive to expand the existing concept of EU battle groups, which have never been deployed.