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Dutch PM Rutte: NATO remains cornerstone of European defence

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Dutch PM Rutte: NATO remains cornerstone of European defence

Dutch PM Rutte: NATO remains cornerstone of European defence
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Piroschka Van De Wouw(Reuters)
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AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte on Friday rejected the idea of a European army, as raised in Germany and France.

"The idea of a European Army goes way too far for the Netherlands," he said after a cabinet meeting. "NATO is and remains the cornerstone of our defence policy."

(Reporting by Toby Sterling; Editing by Robin Pomeroy)

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