|Official Journal of the European Union
Protocol to the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement establishing a partnership between the European Communities and their Member States, of the one part, and the Kyrgyz Republic, of the other part, to take account of the accession of the Republic of Croatia to the European Union.
The Partnership and Cooperation Agreement establishing a partnership between the European Communities and the Kyrgyz Republic was signed in Brussels on 9 February 1995 and entered into force on 1 July 1999.
According to its Act of Accession, Croatia undertakes to accede to the international agreements signed or concluded by the European Union and its Member States by means of a protocol to those agreements.
In September 2012 the Council of the European Union authorised the European Commission to open negotiations with the third countries concerned, in order to conclude the relevant protocols. Negotiations with the Kyrgyz Republic were successfully concluded by exchange of notes verbales.
In August 2017 the European Commission presented proposals for the signing and conclusion of the protocol. The signature was approved on 16 October by Council Decision (EU) 2018/385 and took place in Brussels on 6 February 2018. The conclusion of the protocol was approved on 12 February 2019 by Council Decision (EU) 2019/301.
|Politics and International Relations
|Partnership and Cooperation Agreement [PCA]
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|European Union [EU]