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Solidarity clause

The solidarity clause is Article 222 in the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union as amended by the Treaty of Lisbon, stating “The Union and its Member States shall act jointly in a spirit of solidarity if a Member State is the object of a terrorist attack or the victim of a natural or man-made disaster,” by using - upon their decision - civilian and military capabilities.

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Fuchs-Drapier, M.: The European Union’s solidarity clause in the event of a terrorist attack: towards solidarity or maintaining sovereignty?, in: Journal of Contingencies and Crisis Management, vol. 19, no. 4 (2011): 184-197.
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