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David hands over the baton of the EU Military Staff to Ton

(B2) You were unable to attend the handover ceremony between General David Leakey and his successor General Ton Van Osch at the head of the General Staff of the European Union, last Thursday. You did not know that the brass and drums of the Belgian military band could resonate in the Atrium of the Council of the European Union, usually reserved for the muffled footsteps of diplomats or the joyful huddles of journalists, singing a martial 9th ​​symphony. You miss Lady Ashton... And you never saw the soldiers return her salute. So here it is…

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Nicolas Gros Verheyde

Chief editor of the B2 site. Graduated in European law from the University of Paris I Pantheon Sorbonne and listener to the 65th session of the IHEDN (Institut des Hautes Etudes de la Défense Nationale. Journalist since 1989, founded B2 - Bruxelles2 in 2008. EU/NATO correspondent in Brussels for Sud-Ouest (previously West-France and France-Soir).

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