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ARTEMIS/DRC

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On 12 June 2003, the Council adopted the Operation Plan and the Decision to launch a Military Operation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

The operation, code-named ARTEMIS, was conducted in accordance with the United Nations (UN) Security Council Resolution 1484 (30 May 2003) and the Council's Joint Action adopted on 5 June 2003.

It was aimed, inter alia, at contributing to the stabilisation of the security conditions and the improvement of the humanitarian situation in Bunia.

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Background material

  • 12.06.2003 - Council Decision 2003/432/CFSP français
    Council Decision 2003/432/CFSP of 12 June 2003 on the launching of the European Union military operation in the Democratic Republic of Congo
  • 05.06.2003 - Council Joint Action 2003/423/CFSP français
    Council Joint Action 2003/423/CFSP of 5 June 2003 on the European Union military operation in the Democratic Republic of Congo
  • 08.05.2003 - Council Common Position 2003/319/CFSP français
  • Council Common Position 2003/319/CFSP of 8 May 2003 concerning European Union support for the implementation of the Lusaka Ceasefire Agreement and the peace process in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and repealing Common Position 2002/203/CFSP

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