Council Common Position 2004/902/CFSP of 22 December 2004 extending Common Position 2004/137/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Liberia


Published: 2004-12-22

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24.12.2004   

EN

Official Journal of the European Union

L 379/113


COUNCIL COMMON POSITION 2004/902/CFSP

of 22 December 2004

extending Common Position 2004/137/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Liberia

THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,

Having regard to the Treaty on European Union, and in particular Article 15 thereof,

Whereas:

(1)

On 10 February 2004, the Council adopted Common Position 2004/137/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Liberia (1) in order to implement the measures imposed against Liberia by the United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1521(2003).

(2)

Common Position 2004/137/CFSP applies until 22 December 2004.

(3)

In the light of the developments in the United Nations, Common Position 2004/137/CFSP should be extended for a 12 months period,

HAS ADOPTED THIS COMMON POSITION:

Article 1

Article 5 of Common Position 2004/137/CFSP shall be replaced by the following:

‘Article 5

This Common Position shall apply until 22 December 2005, unless the Council decides otherwise in accordance with any future relevant UN Security Council resolution.’

Article 2

This Common Position shall take effect on the date of its adoption.

It shall be applicable from 22 December 2004.

Article 3

This Common Position shall be published in the Official Journal of the European Union.

Done at Brussels, 22 December 2004.

For the Council

The President

C. VEERMAN


(1)  OJ L 40, 12.2.2004, p. 35.