MEP says Ireland moving a step closer to losing its neutrality

A North West MEP says that Ireland is a step closer to losing it’s neutrality after Ireland signed up to PESCO.

PESCO would see a more joined up European structure in defence and military, with 25 EU members, including Ireland involved.

This week the European Parliament voted for closer EU defence ties and a stronger EU foreign and defence policy. Critics of PESCO say it will lead to a European army.

Luke ‘Ming’ Flanagan says as well as giving away our neatrality, it will also cost Ireland hundreds of millions: