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Permanent structured cooperation light: less formal, not less necessary

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The complex nature of the security challenges and the rampant global financial crisis has not left the realm of Common Security and Defence Policy (CSDP) unaffected. Amidst these unstable conditions, the EU entities have a political, an institutional and a moral responsibility to collectively collaborate for enabling the Union to improve and draw on credible capabilities for strengthening international peace and security.

in Military Capability Development in the framework of the CSDP, published by the Cyprus Presidency of the EU.
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