Malta ratifies agreement improving satellite navigation in the EU

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Malta has signed an agreement ratifying it cooperation over systems to satellite programmes.

The ratification of the Instrument was signed by Malta’s Foreign Minister Carmelo Abela, is aimed at providing better navigation services for citizens across the European Member States and of Switzerland.

The move follows the original creation of the Cooperation Agreement back in December 2013.

This effort sees long term cooperation between the European Union and Switzerland in the area of satellite navigation within the civilian remit as well Swiss cooperation with programmes operated by the European Global Navigation Satellite Systems.