Mustafa AY – TDO – 14.11.2018 German Chancellor Angela Merkel endorsed her French counterpart Emanuel Macron’s words “EU needs a self-sufficient and NATO-free European Army in order to sustain its continental security and peace”. In his supportive statement to Macron, Merkel asserted that EU should be protected by its own army and Germany ought to cooperatively move hand in hand with other EU members by devoting a great energy for the formation of army.
Besides these remarks, Merkel continues with that EU will cut its military ties depending on NATO and USA off through creation of European Army. In other words, EU-USA alliance in the field of military will be end. As her last words, Merkel said that EU should also establish European Security Council in order to avoid possible problems to arise from who’ll control army in the future.