The Bratislava Summit
On 16 September 2016, the heads of state and government of 27 EU countries (all except for the UK) met for an informal summit in Bratislava, Slovakia to discuss the current situation of the EU, as well at the way forward. The Bratislava Declaration and Roadmap includes concrete steps and measures to be taken in the following months on three topics:
- Migration and external borders
- Internal and external security
- Economic and social development, youth.
EUROMIL welcomes the announcement “December European Council (is) to decide on a concrete implementation plan on security and defence and on how to make better use of the options in the Treaties, especially as regards capabilities”.