EU-erklæring om restriktive tiltak mot Nord-Korea

10. juni sluttet Norge seg til EUs erklæring om restriktive tiltak mot Nord-Korea

On 27 May 2016, the Council adopted Council Decision (CFSP)  2016/849[1] concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic  People's Republic of Korea.

The Council Decision adopted additional  restrictive measures against the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) by  prohibiting the supply, sale or transfer to the DPRK of further items, materials  and equipment relating to dual-use goods and technology. In addition, it  prohibits transfers of funds to and from DPRK unless specifically authorised in  advance.

Furthermore, the Council Decision prohibits any aircraft operated  by DPRK carriers or originating from DPRK from landing in, taking off from or  overflying Member States' territory as well as any vessel that is owned,  operated or crewed by DPRK from entering into Member States' ports. It  introduces a prohibition on the import of luxury goods from DPRK, as well as  prohibitions on all investment by the DPRK in the EU and the provision of  financial support for trade with DPRK.

The Candidate Countries the former  Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia*, Montenegro* and Serbia*, the country of the  Stabilisation and Association Process and potential candidate Bosnia and  Herzegovina, and the EFTA countries Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, members  of the European Economic Area, as well as the Republic of Moldova and Armenia  align themselves with this Council Decision.

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

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

[1] Published on 28.5.2016 in the Official Journal of the European Union no. L 141,  p. 79.

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