EU-erklæring om restriktive tiltak i respekt av handlinger som truer Ukrainas territorielle integritet, suverenitet og uavhengighet

26. mai sluttet Norge seg til EUs erklæring om restriktive tiltak i respekt av handlinger som underminerer eller truer Ukrainas territorielle integritet, suverenitet og uavhengighet.

EUROPEAN UNION
26 MAY 2014

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain third countries with the Council Decision 2014/265/CFSP amending Decision 2014/145/CFSP concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity,sovereignty and independence of Ukraine.

On 12 May 2014, the Council adopted Council Decision 2014/265/CFSP1.

The Council Decision amends the listing criteria to target people undermining stability in Ukraine or obstructing international organisations in Ukraine and provides a legal basis for asset freezes on entities in Crimea and Sevastopol which have been confiscated, or entities which have benefited from such confiscation. In addition, the Decision expands the list of persons, entities and bodies subject to restrictive measures as set out in the Annex to Decision 2014/145/CFSP.

The Candidate Countries Montenegro* and Iceland+, the Country of the Stabilisation and Association Process and potential candidate Albania, and the EFTA countries Liechtenstein and Norway, members of the European Economic Area, align themselves with this Decision.

They will ensure that their national policies conform to this Council Decision.

The European Union takes note of this commitment and welcomes it.

* Montenegro continues to be part of the Stabilisation and Association Process.
+ Iceland continues to be a member of EFTA and of the European Economic Area.