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Document 32022D0472

Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/472 of 23 March 2022 amending Decision (CFSP) 2022/339 on an assistance measure under the European Peace Facility to support the Ukrainian Armed Forces

ST/7171/2022/INIT

OJ L 96, 24.3.2022, p. 45–46 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

In force

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec/2022/472/oj

24.3.2022   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 96/45


COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2022/472

of 23 March 2022

amending Decision (CFSP) 2022/339 on an assistance measure under the European Peace Facility to support the Ukrainian Armed Forces

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on European Union, and in particular Articles 28(1) and 41(2) thereof,

Having regard to the proposal from the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy,

Whereas:

(1)

Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/339 (1) establishes a reference amount of EUR 50 000 000 intended to finance the provision of equipment and supplies not designed to deliver lethal force, such as personal protective equipment, first aid kits and fuel, to the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

(2)

In light of the ongoing armed conflict on Ukrainian territory, the financial reference amount should be increased by an additional EUR 50 000 000 and the duration of the assistance measure extended by 12 months.

(3)

Decision (CFSP) 2022/339 should therefore be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

Decision (CFSP) 2022/339 is amended as follows:

(1)

in Article 1, paragraph 4 is replaced by the following:

‘4.   The duration of the Assistance Measure shall be 36 months from the adoption of this Decision.’;

(2)

in Article 2, paragraph 1 is replaced by the following:

‘1.   The financial reference amount intended to cover the expenditure related to the Assistance Measure shall be EUR 100 000 000.’;

(3)

in Article 2, paragraph 3 is replaced by the following:

‘3.   In accordance with Article 29(5) of Decision (CFSP) 2021/509, the administrator for assistance measures may call for contributions following the adoption of this Decision, up to EUR 100 000 000. The funds called by the administrator for assistance measures shall only be used to pay expenditure within the limits approved by the Committee established by Decision (CFSP) 2021/509 in the 2022 amending budget corresponding to the Assistance Measure.’;

(4)

in Article 2, paragraph 4 is replaced by the following:

‘4.   Expenditure related to the implementation of the Assistance Measure shall be eligible as from 1 January 2022, and until a date to be determined by the Council. At least 50 per cent of the financial reference amount shall cover expenditure incurred as of 11 March 2022.’;

(5)

in Article 4, paragraph 4, point (k) is replaced by the following:

‘(k)

the Ministry of Defence, the Federal Foreign Office and other governmental agencies of Germany;’.

Article 2

This Decision shall enter into force on the date of its adoption.

Done at Brussels, 23 March 2022.

For the Council

The President

J.-Y. LE DRIAN


(1)  Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/339 of 28 February 2022 on an assistance measure under the European Peace Facility to support the Ukrainian Armed Forces (OJ L 61, 28.2.2022, p. 1).


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