East StratCom disinformation claim:

The EU has become the vassal of the US.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 9. November 2016

Debunk claim:

EU Member States make sovereign decisions about their own security and policies. The US is an important ally to the EU but EU policy is not determined by the US, as explained by Federica Mogherini. https://eeas.europa.eu/headquarters/headquarters-homepage/14457/eu-determined-to-keep-working-with-the-us-and-playing-a-crucial-role-in-the-world_en

Documentation for the debunk

Additional information

This information is reported by Centre for European and North Atlantic Affairs (CENAA) in Disinformation Review issue 47. The item is located at row number 23 in the report.

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