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European Defence Matters: Speech by Claude-France Arnould

Claude-France Arnould, Chief Executive of the European Defence Agency, emphasised in her opening speech at the Agency's annual conference "European Defence Matters"  that for Europe to be a "security provider" adequate capacities are needed. 

Priority must therefore be given to security and defence, to proper capabilities and to increased efficiency through cooperation and synergies with existing EU instruments. 

The full speech is available here (CE Speech Annual Conference 2014). 

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