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Council Decision of 14 February 2000 on the secondment of national experts in the military field to the General Secretariat of the Council during an interim period
Official Journal L 049 , 22/02/2000 p. 0003 - 0003
THE COUNCIL OF THE EUROPEAN UNION,
Having regard to the Treaty on European Union and in particular Article 28(1),
Having regard to the Treaty establishing the European Community, and in particular Article 207(2),
(1) In the framework of the strengthening of the common foreign and security policy (CFSP) and in particular of the common European policy on security and defense provided for in Article 17 of the Treaty on European Union, the European Council meeting in Helsinki on 10-11 December 1999 invited the Council to establish as of March 2000 the interim bodies and arrangements for the implementation of the common European policy on security and defence.
(2) The European Council laid down as an interim measure, that the General Secretariat of the Council would be stengthened as of March 2000 by military experts seconded by Member States in order to assist in the work of the common European policy on security and defence and to form the nucleus of the future military staff,
HAS DECIDED AS FOLLOWS:
A military expert on secondment shall be a national of a Member State of the European Union.
This Decision shall be published in the Official Journal.
Done at Brussels, 14 February 2000.
For the Council
(1) See page 2 of this Official Journal.