EU-erklæring om restriktive tiltak mot Zimbabwe

4. mars sluttet Norge seg til EUs erklæring om restriktive tiltak mot Zimbabwe.

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain countries concerning restrictive measures against Zimbabwe.

On 15 February 2016, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2016/220 amending Council Decision 2011/101/CFSP.

The Decision extends the restrictive measures until 20 February 2017. The Decision maintains the measures against two persons and one entity and renews the suspension of the measures for five persons set out in Annex I to Decision 2011/101/CFSP. The measures against 78 persons and 8 entities are lifted. The Decision maintains the arms embargo in place.

The Candidate Countries Turkey, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia*, Montenegro*, and Albania*, 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 17.2.2016 in the Official Journal of the European Union no. L 40, p. 11.

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