BRITISH soldiers on operations in Bosnia are being forced to wear the flag of the European Union on the right arm of their uniforms for the first time.
Last year Theresa May and the UK Government made it possible for the military to serve under the EU’s Military Planning and Conduct Capability (MPCC). The MPCC is seen as a stepping stone towards a full-blown EU army.
A video was recently released of British soldiers stepping off a Voyager transport plane in Bosnia with the symbol clearly shown.
UKIP Leader Gerard Batten said: “Nick Clegg once said that the idea that the EU was developing its own military was a ‘dangerous fantasy’. This news has revealed Nick Clegg to be the fantasist.
Batten added: “No one should now join the British Army until we have left the EU and this has all been reversed. Our soldiers are no longer fighting for Queen and Country but under a foreign military command.”
“Our ancestors, the heroes of The Armada, Waterloo, Trafalgar, Passchendaele, El-Alamein, and others too numerous to mention, did not fight so that their descendants could serve under the flag of a foreign power. Mrs May has already stated her intention to tie us into the EU’s military ambitions even if we nominally leave under her plan.
“The sooner we are out of the EU, the sooner we will be able to rebuild our military into a force which serves the interests of our nation first and foremost. Meanwhile, British men and women should vote with their feet and not join the armed forces.”