Posted by: APO | 15 June 2010

Somalia / Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain third countries with Council Decision 2010/231/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Somalia

 

Somalia / Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain third countries with Council Decision 2010/231/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Somalia

 

MOGADISHU, Somalia, June 15, 2010/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain third countries with Council Decision 2010/231/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Somalia:

On 26 April 2010, the Council adopted Council Decision 2010/231/CFSP1 concerning

restrictive measures against Somalia integrating the measures imposed by Common

Position 2009/138/CFSP as amended by Council Decision 2010/126/CFSP. This Decision

also included the adoption of a list of persons and entities subject to restrictive measures

and the easing of some restrictions and obligations under the sanctions regime to enable the

delivery of supplies and technical assistance by international, regional and sub regional

organizations and to ensure the timely delivery of urgently needed humanitarian assistance

by the United Nations.

This declaration is made to announce that the following countries have declared that they

share the objectives of Council Decision 2010/231/CFSP: the candidate countries Turkey,

Croatia* and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia*, the countries of the

Stabilisation and Association Process and potential candidates Albania, Bosnia and

Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, and the EFTA countries Liechtenstein and Norway,

members of the European Economic Area, as well as Ukraine, the Republic of Moldova

and Armenia.

1 Published on 27 April 2010 in the Official Journal of the European Union N° L. 105 p.17

They will ensure that their national policies conform to this Council Decision.

The European Union takes note of this commitment and welcomes it.

* Croatia and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia continue to be part of the

Stabilisation and Association Process.

SOURCE 

European Council


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