18:01 26/11/2021 ,World

Italy, France deepen economic, defense cooperation

Italian Premier Mario Draghi said that a bilateral treaty signed on Friday with French President Emmanuel Macron to strengthen bilateral cooperation would in turn strengthen the European Union, in such areas as defense. The treaty deepens cooperation “in crucial sectors, from security to justice, from research to industry,” Draghi told a press conference. That includes spending to create “a true European defense” that Draghi said “obviously is complementary to NATO” and doesn’t substitute the alliance.

Source: apnews.com

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