- Tory MP Warns Against Macron’s ‘Totally Inappropriate And Dangerous’ EU Army Dreams
by CHARLOTTE DAVIS, https://www.express.co.uk/
EMMANUEL Macron’s dreams of joint military personnel across the European Union are “totally inappropriate” and could undermine NATO, the collective defence alliance of 28 countries bordering the North Atlantic Ocean.
The Tory backbencher and former British army officer said EU leaders’ calls for a European Union army are “potentially dangerous”. When asked by Express.co.uk about Emmanuel Macron’s recent calls for an EU army, Mr Drax said: “It’s totally inappropriate and potentially dangerous because it will undermine NATO. And whenever people say that if it wasn’t for the EU then the Russians will have come across the border. It’s absolutely rubbish.
“Where was the EU when we went to war with Argentina? I was serving at the time in 1982. Where were our so-called allies? You couldn’t see them for dust. “I reminded a Frenchman recently during the last election campaign who was very much angry at my stance.