Yesterday the Industry & Research Committee (ITRE) of the European parliament (EP) adopted the provisional agreement reached with the EU Council on a European Defence Fund for 2021-2027.

As it currently stands, this compromise text sets a dangerous precedent against the democratic functioning of the EU and in particular against the oversight role of the Parliament alerts ENAAT.

It also falls short of answering most of civil society concerns about EU funding for military R&D.

The final vote in Plenary session is planned on April 17.

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