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Document 32022D0636

Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/636 of 13 April 2022 amending Decision (CFSP) 2022/338 on an assistance measure under the European Peace Facility for the supply to the Ukrainian Armed Forces of military equipment, and platforms, designed to deliver lethal force

ST/8044/2022/INIT

OJ L 117, 19.4.2022, p. 34–35 (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/2022/636/oj

19.4.2022   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 117/34


COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2022/636

of 13 April 2022

amending Decision (CFSP) 2022/338 on an assistance measure under the European Peace Facility for the supply to the Ukrainian Armed Forces of military equipment, and platforms, designed to deliver lethal force

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)

On 28 February 2022, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2022/338 (1), which established an assistance measure with a financial reference amount of EUR 450 000 000 intended to cover the supply to the Ukrainian Armed Forces of military equipment, and platforms, designed to deliver lethal force.

(2)

On 23 March 2022, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2022/471 (2) amending Decision (CFSP) 2022/338, which increased the financial reference amount to EUR 900 000 000.

(3)

In light of the ongoing armed aggression by the Russian Federation against Ukraine, the financial reference amount should be increased by an additional EUR 450 000 000, and the duration of the assistance measure should be extended by 24 months.

(4)

Decision (CFSP) 2022/338 should be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION

Article 1

Decision (CFSP) 2022/338 is amended as follows:

(1)

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

“4.   The duration of the Assistance Measure shall be 60 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 1 350 000 000.”;

(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 1 350 000 000. 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 and in the budgets for subsequent years 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 66 per cent of the financial reference amount shall cover expenditure incurred from 11 March 2022.”.

Article 2

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

Done at Brussels, 13 April 2022.

For the Council

The President

J.-Y. LE DRIAN


(1)  Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/338 of 28 February 2022 on an assistance measure under the European Peace Facility for the supply to the Ukrainian Armed Forces of military equipment, and platforms, designed to deliver lethal force (OJ L 60, 28.2.2022, p. 1).

(2)  Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/471 of 23 March 2022 amending Decision (CFSP) 2022/338 on an assistance measure under the European Peace Facility for the supply to the Ukrainian Armed Forces of military equipment, and platforms, designed to deliver lethal force (OJ L 96, 24.3.2022, p. 43).


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