Council Decision 2014/270/CFSP of 12 May 2014 amending Council Decision 2010/231/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Somalia

Published date13 May 2014
Subject MatterCommon foreign and security policy
Official Gazette PublicationOfficial Journal of the European Union, L 138, 13 May 2014
L_2014138EN.01010601.xml
13.5.2014 EN Official Journal of the European Union L 138/106

COUNCIL DECISION 2014/270/CFSP

of 12 May 2014

amending Council Decision 2010/231/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Somalia

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on European Union, and in particular Article 29 thereof,

Whereas:

(1) On 26 April 2010, the Council adopted Decision 2010/231/CFSP (1).
(2) On 5 March 2014, the UN Security Council adopted UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 2142 (2014) on the situation in Somalia, reaffirming the arms embargo on Somalia and renewing, until 25 October 2014, its determination that the arms embargo is not to apply to deliveries of weapons, ammunition or military equipment or to the provision of advice, assistance or training intended solely for the development of the Security Forces of the Federal Government of Somalia to provide security for the Somali people, except in relation to deliveries of certain items as set out in the Annex to UNSCR 2111 (2013) which require an advance approval by the Sanctions Committee established pursuant to UNSCR 751 (1992).
(3) UNSCR 2142 (2014) modifies the notification requirements in relation to deliveries of weapons, ammunition or military equipment or the provision of advice, assistance or training to Somalia's Security Forces, as well as for the exemption procedure in relation to deliveries of items set out in the Annex to UNSCR 2111 (2013).
(4) Decision 2010/231/CFSP should therefore be amended accordingly.
(5) Further action by the Union is needed in order to implement certain measures,

HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION:

Article 1

Decision 2010/231/CFSP is hereby amended as follows:

(1) Article 1(3)(f) and (g) are replaced by the following:
‘(f) the supply, sale or transfer of arms and related material of all types and the direct or indirect supply of technical advice, financial and other assistance and training related to military activities intended solely for the development of the Security Forces of the Federal Government of Somalia, to provide security for the Somali people, except in relation to deliveries of the items set out in Annex II, if a notification to the Sanctions Committee has been made as set out in paragraph 4 of this Article;
(g) the supply, sale or transfer of arms and related material of all
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