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Council Common Position 2008/179/CFSP of 29 February 2008 amending Common Position 2005/440/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic Republic of the Congo

OJ L 57, 1.3.2008, p. 37–37 (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No longer in force, Date of end of validity: 13/05/2008; Implicitly repealed by 32008E0369

ELI: http://data.europa.eu/eli/compos/2008/179/oj

1.3.2008   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 57/37


COUNCIL COMMON POSITION 2008/179/CFSP

of 29 February 2008

amending Common Position 2005/440/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic Republic of the Congo

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on European Union, and in particular Article 15 thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

Following the adoption by the United Nations Security Council on 18 April 2005 of Resolution 1596 (2005), the Council adopted on 13 June 2005 Common Position 2005/440/CFSP (1) concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

(2)

On 9 October 2007, the Council adopted Common Position 2007/654/CFSP (2) amending and extending until 15 February 2008 the restrictive measures against the DRC, thus implementing United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1771 (2007).

(3)

On 15 February 2008, the United Nations Security Council adopted UNSCR 1799 (2008) extending the measures against the DRC until 31 March 2008.

(4)

Common Position 2005/440/CFSP should therefore also be extended,

HAS ADOPTED THIS COMMON POSITION:

Article 1

Article 8 of Common Position 2005/440/CFSP shall be replaced by the following:

‘Article 8

This Common Position shall be reviewed, amended or repealed as appropriate, in light of determinations made by the United Nations Security Council.’

Article 2

This Common Position shall take effect on the date of its adoption.

Article 3

This Common Position shall be published in the Official Journal of the European Union.

Done at Brussels, 29 February 2008.

For the Council

The President

M. COTMAN


(1)  OJ L 152, 15.6.2005, p. 22.

(2)  OJ L 264, 10.10.2007, p. 11.


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