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Document 32022D0809

Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/809 of 23 May 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/8886/2022/INIT

OJ L 145, 24.5.2022, p. 40–41 (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/2022/809/oj

24.5.2022   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 145/40


COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2022/809

of 23 May 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)

On 13 April 2022, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2022/636 (3) amending Decision (CFSP) 2022/338, which further increased the financial reference amount to EUR 1 350 000 000.

(4)

In light of the ongoing armed aggression by the Russian Federation against Ukraine, the financial reference amount should be increased by an additional EUR 490 000 000.

(5)

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 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 1 840 000 000.’;

(2)

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 1 840 000 000. 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.’;

(3)

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. The maximum eligible expenditure incurred before 11 March 2022 shall be EUR 450 000 000.’;

(4)

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

‘(j)

the Ministry of Defence and the Federal Ministry of the Interior and Community of Germany;’.

Article 2

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

Done at Brussels, 23 May 2022.

For the Council

The President

M. BEK


(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).

(3)  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 (OJ L 117, 19.4.2022, p. 34).


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