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Document 32021D1818

Council Decision (CFSP) 2021/1818 of 15 October 2021 launching the European Union Military Training Mission in Mozambique (EUTM Mozambique)

ST/12218/2021/INIT

OJ L 368, 18.10.2021, p. 5–6 (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/2021/1818/oj

18.10.2021   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 368/5


COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2021/1818

of 15 October 2021

launching the European Union Military Training Mission in Mozambique (EUTM Mozambique)

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on European Union, and in particular Article 42(4) and Article 43(2) thereof,

Having regard to Council Decision (CFSP) 2021/1143 of 12 July 2021 on a European Union Military Training Mission in Mozambique (EUTM Mozambique) (1),

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

Whereas:

(1)

On 12 July 2021, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2021/1143 on a European Union Military Training Mission in Mozambique (EUTM Mozambique).

(2)

On 28 September 2021, the Political and Security Committee agreed that the Mission Plan, including the Rules of Engagement, for EUTM Mozambique should be approved.

(3)

Following the recommendation of the Mission Commander, EUTM Mozambique should be launched on 15 October 2021.

(4)

In accordance with Article 5 of Protocol No 22 on the position of Denmark, annexed to the Treaty on European Union and to the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union, Denmark does not participate in the elaboration and implementation of decisions and actions of the Union, which have defence implications. Consequently, Denmark is not participating in the adoption of this Decision, is neither bound by it nor subject to its application, and does not participate in the financing of EUTM Mozambique,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The Mission Plan, including the Rules of Engagement, for EUTM Mozambique is hereby approved.

Article 2

EUTM Mozambique shall be launched on 15 October 2021.

Article 3

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

Done at Luxembourg, 15 October 2021.

For the Council

The President

J. CIGLER KRALJ


(1)  OJ L 247, 13.7.2021, p. 93.


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