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Document 32023D2740

Council Decision (CFSP) 2023/2740 of 16 October 2023 on the signing and conclusion on behalf of the Union of the Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Armenia on the status of the European Union Mission in Armenia (EUMA)

ST/13119/2023/INIT

OJ L, 2023/2740, 08.12.2023, ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec/2023/2740/oj (BG, ES, CS, DA, DE, ET, EL, EN, FR, GA, HR, IT, LV, LT, HU, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, FI, SV)

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2023/2740

8.12.2023

COUNCIL DECISION (CFSP) 2023/2740

of 16 October 2023

on the signing and conclusion on behalf of the Union of the Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Armenia on the status of the European Union Mission in Armenia (EUMA)

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on European Union, and in particular Article 37 thereof, in conjunction with Article 218(5) and (6) of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union,

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

Whereas:

(1)

On 23 January 2023, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2023/162 (1) establishing a European Union mission in Armenia (EUMA).

(2)

On 20 February 2023, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2023/386 (2) launching EUMA.

(3)

On 28 March 2023, the Council authorised the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy to open negotiations with the Republic of Armenia with a view to the conclusion of an agreement on the status of EUMA.

(4)

An agreement has been negotiated between the Union and the Republic of Armenia on the basis of the authorisation granted by the Council on 28 March 2023.

(5)

The Agreement between the Union and the Republic of Armenia on the status of the European Union Mission in Armenia (EUMA) should be approved on behalf of the Union,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

The Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Armenia on the status of the European Union Mission in Armenia (EUMA) (the ‘Agreement’) is hereby approved on behalf of the Union (3).

Article 2

The President of the Council is hereby authorised to designate the person(s) empowered to sign the Agreement in order to bind the Union.

Article 3

The President of the Council shall, on behalf of the Union, give the notification provided for in Article 19(2) of the Agreement (4).

Article 4

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

Done at Luxembourg, 16 October 2023.

For the Council

The President

T. RIBERA RODRÍGUEZ


(1)  Council Decision (CFSP) 2023/162 of 23 January 2023 on a European Union mission in Armenia (EUMA) (OJ L 22, 24.1.2023, p. 29).

(2)  Council Decision (CFSP) 2023/386 of 20 February 2023 launching the European Union Mission in Armenia (EUMA) and amending Decision (CFSP) 2023/162 (OJ L 53, 21.2.2023, p. 17).

(3)  The text of the Agreement is published in OJ L, 2023/2741, 8.12.2023, ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/agree_internation/2023/2741/oj.

(4)  The date of entry into force of the Agreement will be published in the Official Journal of the European Union by the General Secretariat of the Council.


ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/dec/2023/2740/oj

ISSN 1977-0677 (electronic edition)


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