"The (European) Commission will abide by the ruling of the CJEU, whose rulings are binding to all EU institutions and to all its member states", she said in her written answer to the Euro-deputy Miguel Urban Crespo, who urged the Commission to suspend negotiations on new trade, agricultural and fishing agreements with Morocco.
"The information now available to the European Commission. has revealed that imports of certain steel products have recently increased sharply showing that there is sufficient evidence that these trends in imports appear to call for safeguards measures", the European Commission said in a document published in the EU official journal on Monday.
Russia's Zapad war games on Nato's eastern flank late previous year raised alarm in Brussels and Washington that large-scale drills could accidentally trigger a conflict in eastern Europe but leave North Atlantic Treaty Organisation unable to speedily mass troops there. By facilitating military mobility within the European Union, we can be more effective in preventing crises, more efficient in deploying our missions, and quicker in reacting when challenges arise.
Conflicting regulations across 28 European Union countries, bridges and tunnels too narrow or weak for heavy equipment and few special allowances for transfers of USA troops all make it hard for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, commanders say. It will be another step in deepening our cooperation at European Union level, also in the framework of the Permanent Structured Co-operation we have formally launched recently, and with our partners, starting with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.
Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc said: "Our objective is to make better use of our transport network, to ensure that military needs are accounted for when planning infrastructure projects".
Easier diplomatic clearance is also needed.
If the European Union were to design its own system, that would create unnecessary duplication and likely anger the United States.