Policy Areas

Common Position on Belarus

On 14 June 2006 Norway aligned with an EU Common Position concerning the restrictive measures against certain officials of Belarus.

The declaration is issued by the Presidency on behalf of the European Union on the Council Common Position 2006/362/CFSP of 18 May 2006 amending Common Position 2006/276/CFSP concerning the restrictive measures against certain officials of  Belarus.

“The Acceding Countries Bulgaria and Romania, the Candidate Countries Croatia* and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia*, the Countries of the Stabilisation and Association Process and potential candidates Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, and the EFTA countries Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, members of the European
Economic Area declare that they share the objectives of Council Common Position 2006/362/CFSP of 18 May 2006 amending Common Position 2006/276/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against certain officials of Belarus. They will ensure that their national policies conform to that Common Position. The European Union takes note of this commitment and welcomes it.
* Croatia and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia continue to be part of theStabilisation and Association Process.”

(14 June 2006)

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