NATO wants to ease restrictions on military transport in Europe – In the future, military personnel and defense equipment should be able to move more freely throughout Europe.
NATO wants to ease restrictions on military transport in Europe
MilitaryEzyInfo.com – In the Netherlands, a proposal has been made to shorten this time-consuming process.
NATO announced the proposal on Wednesday
The “Military Highway” should allow for the movement of military forces across Europe within five days with diplomatic clearance, instead of the time-consuming process that is currently in place.
The Military Highway initiative is an important example of cooperation between the EU and NATO. On the EU side, it has been signed by 24 countries. On the NATO side, broad support can be expected.
Defense Minister Anke Bjornsveld has also received the support of NATO President Jens Stoltenberg in Brussels. The goal is to get the leaders of the 29 countries to make a political commitment at the July summit and set specific goals, such as addressing infrastructure bottlenecks.
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For example, there is currently a lot of red tapes involved in military transport through Europe for exercises in Eastern Europe. Sometimes hundreds of documents are required, and it can take weeks, sometimes months, to get a country’s approval. In the event of a military conflict, these rules may be waived.
In response to new threats, NATO ministers have decided to adopt a new order to facilitate military transport in Europe. It will almost certainly be set up in Germany. The location and number of personnel will be decided in June.