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Council Joint Action 2009/405/CFSP of 18 May 2009 amending Joint Action 2008/112/CFSP on the European Union mission in support of security sector reform in the Republic of Guinea-Bissau (EU SSR GUINEA-BISSAU)

OJ L 128, 27.5.2009, p. 60–60 (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 30/09/2010

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/compos/2009/405/oj

27.5.2009   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 128/60


COUNCIL JOINT ACTION 2009/405/CFSP

of 18 May 2009

amending Joint Action 2008/112/CFSP on the European Union mission in support of security sector reform in the Republic of Guinea-Bissau (EU SSR GUINEA-BISSAU)

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on European Union, and in particular Article 14 thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

On 12 February 2008, the Council adopted Joint Action 2008/112/CFSP (1) establishing a European Union mission in support of security sector reform in the Republic of Guinea-Bissau (EU SSR GUINEA-BISSAU). That Joint Action is to apply until 31 May 2009.

(2)

By letter dated 14 April 2009, Guinea-Bissau invited the European Union to extend the Mission for six months until 30 November 2009.

(3)

Joint Action 2008/112/CFSP should be amended accordingly,

HAS ADOPTED THIS JOINT ACTION:

Article 1

Joint Action 2008/112/CFSP is hereby amended as follows:

1.

Article 1(1) shall be replaced by the following:

‘1.   The European Union (EU) hereby establishes an EU Mission in support of security sector reform in the Republic of Guinea-Bissau, hereinafter referred to as “EU SSR GUINEA-BISSAU” or the “Mission”, comprising a preparatory phase beginning on 26 February 2008 and with an implementation phase beginning no later than 1 May 2008. The duration of the Mission will be up to 18 months from the declaration of initial operational capability.’;

2.

in Article 17, the second subparagraph shall be replaced by the following:

‘It shall apply until 30 November 2009.’.

Article 2

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

Article 3

This Joint Action shall be published in the Official Journal of the European Union.

Done at Brussels, 18 May 2009.

For the Council

The President

J. KOHOUT


(1)  OJ L 40, 14.2.2008, p. 11.


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