The European Parliament voted for the creation of a common European army
Also adopted a resolution on strengthening the centralization of the EU.
Moscow. 17 Feb. INTERFAX.RU — the European Parliament supported the resolution on strengthening the centralization of the European Union, the creation of the post of Minister of Finance of the EU and a common European army, reports the BBC.
For the document, proposed by the ex Prime Minister of Belgium and responsible for the negotiations on Brexit guy Verhofstadt, voted 283 MEP with 269 votes against and 83 abstentions.
The approval of the European Parliament can mean the beginning of a fundamental reform of the EU Treaty.
“In fact Verhofstadt proposes a restriction or even total elimination of the rights of the member countries of the European Union to abandon the implementation of collective decisions”, — stated in the message.
Vice-President of the Commission Frans Timmermans said that a change in the fundamental treaties of the EU is currently not a priority.
Guy Verhofstadt heads the liberal bloc in the European Parliament and is considered the leader of the European Federalists who advocate the extension and strengthening of the Union.