EU-erklæring om den sudanske forsvarsministerens besøk til Den sentralafrikanske republikk

30. august sluttet Norge seg til EUs erklæring om den sudanske forsvarsministeren Abdelrahim Mohamed Husseins besøk til Den sentralafrikanske republikk.

30. august sluttet Norge seg til EUs erklæring om den sudanske forsvarsministeren Abdelrahim Mohamed Husseins besøk til Den sentralafrikanske republikk.

THE EUROPEAN UNION
Brussels 27 August, 2013

Statement by High Representative Catherine Ashton on behalf of the European Union on the visit by the Sudanese Minister for Defence, Abdelrahim Mohamed Hussein, to the Central African Republic

The European Union is concerned by the non-execution of the warrant for the arrest of Abdelrahim Mohamed Hussein, Sudanese Minister for National Defence, during his recent visit to the Central African Republic. This constitutes a violation of the Central African Republic's obligations as a party to the Rome Statute.

The European Union is a strong supporter of the International Criminal Court as an invaluable tool in the fight against impunity for the most serious crimes of concern to the international community.

The candidate countries the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia*, Montenegro*, Iceland+ and Serbia*, the countries of the Stabilisation and Association Process and potential candidates Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the EFTA countries Liechtenstein and Norway, members of the European Economic Area, as well as the Republic of Moldova, align themselves with this declaration.

*The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia continue to be part of the Stabilisation and Association Process.

+ Iceland continues to be a member of the EFTA and of the European Economic Area.