Council Decision CFSP 2017/xxx amending Decision (CFSP) 2010/788 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

1. On 20 December 2010, the EU Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2010/788 concerning restrictive measures against the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

2. On 12 December 2016, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2016/2231 in response to the obstruction of the electoral process and the related human rights violations in the DRC. Council Decision (CFSP) 2016/2231 amended Decision (CFSP) 2010/788 and introduced autonomous restrictive measures under its Article 3(2).

3. On 29 May 2017, the EU Council Implementing Decision 2017/905 amended Annex II to Decision 2010/788/CFSP to impose restrictive measures against 9 additional individuals bringing the total of individuals subject to restrictive measures to 16.

Topic  Restrictive Measures 
Department  FCO 
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