EU member states have reportedly agreed all major issues, according to four diplomats and two Brussels officials who asked to remain anonymous.
There are early suggestion the MPCC is set to be based in Brussels, the same location as the EU Military Staff (EUMS), who provide military expertise to EU members.
The new unit is intended to deal solely with military operations, and would be much smaller than the existing EUMS department.
Last month, US Defence Sectary James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis called for Nato allies to step up their military spending at a meeting in Brussels.
“And by being persuasive there, we will write our own headlines as a unified alliance that will stand up for each other.”
The clause states that countries willing to integrate further would be able to do so without the consensus of others, and this possibility is set to be debated at an EU summit in June.