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Denmark votes to join the EU's common defense policy 


  • With nearly all votes counted, roughly two-thirds of Danish voters supported the measure. 
  • Denmark's electoral authority reported that 66.9% voted in favor of ending Denmark's opt-out from EU defense policy, with 33.1% against dropping the opt-out. 
  • Just weeks after Russia started a special military operation in Ukraine, the Danish parliament made a historic agreement to increase defense spending by 1 billion dollars over the next two years.