BRUSSELS, 15 SEPTEMBER – “We are working with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg on a new joint declaration that will be presented before the end of the year. We need to invest in our partnership. But this is only part of the equation. We need to do more on our own ”on defense. This was stated by the president of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen announcing that the European Union will hold a summit on defense next year, during the French presidency. “With Macron we will convene a summit on European defense,” he said. (HANDLE).