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A8-0372/2015

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PREPORUKA     ***
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21.12.2015
PE 571.603v02-00 A8-0372/2015

o nacrtu odluke Vijeća o sklapanju, u ime Unije, Sporazuma o stabilizaciji i pridruživanju između Europske unije i Europske zajednice za atomsku energiju, s jedne strane, i Kosova, s druge strane

(10725/2/2015 – C8‑0328/2015 – 2015/0094(NLE))

Odbor za vanjske poslove

Izvjestiteljica: Ulrike Lunacek

NACRT ZAKONODAVNE REZOLUCIJE EUROPSKOG PARLAMENTA

NACRT ZAKONODAVNE REZOLUCIJE EUROPSKOG PARLAMENTA

o nacrtu odluke Vijeća o sklapanju, u ime Unije, Sporazuma o stabilizaciji i pridruživanju između Europske unije i Europske zajednice za atomsku energiju, s jedne strane, i Kosova, s druge strane

(10725/2/2015 – C8‑0328/2015 – 2015/0094(NLE))

(Suglasnost)

Europski parlament,

–  uzimajući u obzir nacrt odluke Vijeća (10725/2/2015),

–  uzimajući u obzir nacrt Sporazuma o stabilizaciji i pridruživanju između Europske unije i Europske zajednice za atomsku energiju, s jedne strane, i Kosova, s druge strane (10728/1/2015),

–  uzimajući u obzir zahtjev Vijeća za davanje suglasnosti u skladu s člankom 217., člankom 218. stavkom 6. podstavkom 2. točkom (a) podtočkom (i) te člankom 218. stavcima 7. i 8. Ugovora o funkcioniranju Europske unije (C8–0328/2015),

–  uzimajući u obzir članak 99. stavak 1. prvi i treći podstavak, članak 99. stavak 2. i članak 108. stavak 7. Poslovnika,

–  uzimajući u obzir preporuku Odbora za vanjske poslove i mišljenje Odbora za međunarodnu trgovinu (A8-0372/2015),

1.  daje suglasnost za sklapanje sporazuma;

2.  nalaže svojem predsjedniku da stajalište Parlamenta proslijedi Vijeću, Komisiji te vladama i parlamentima država članica i Kosova.

SHORT JUSTIFICATION

The EU-Kosovo Stabilisation and Association Agreement (SAA) was negotiated between October 2013 and May 2014 and it was initialled in July 2014. The Council agreed to its signature on 22 October 2015. It was signed on 27 October in Strasbourg by the Vice President/High Representative Federica Mogherini and Commissioner Johannes Hahn on behalf of the EU, and Prime Minister Isa Mustafa and Minister of European Integration Bekim Çollaku on behalf of the Republic of Kosovo. The National Assembly of the Republic of Kosovo ratified the agreement swiftly, on 2 November 2015. The current consent procedure in the European Parliament, once concluded, will allow for the entry into force of the SAA.

The SAA establishes contractual relations which provides for enhanced political dialogue, closer trade integration and new forms of cooperation. It covers numerous sectors, including the respect for and strengthening of democratic principles and human rights, establishing framework for cooperation on sectors such as education, energy, environment, justice and home affairs. The SAA also includes provisions aiming to promote European standards in areas such as competition, procurement, intellectual property, consumer protection, and it aims to establish a free trade area.

The Agreement is a key document in the stabilisation and association process. It sets rights and obligations, and provides a powerful incentive for the implementation and institutionalisation of reforms. The SAA will create opportunities for investment, growth, business development, strengthening, at the same time, good governance through the application of European standards and approximation to EU laws, including in the framework of the establishment of the free trade area. Furthermore it creates opportunities for enhancing contacts between people and experts, in sectors such as education, environment, combatting crime and trafficking, culture, and foresees further strengthening relations and cooperation with neighbouring countries, thus contributing to stability in the region.

The SAA is a very important first formal step towards the EU accession process and the European integration path on the Republic of Kosovo. The European Parliament looks forward to further strengthening of relations between the Republic of Kosovo and the EU, including by the swift introduction of the visa free regime for Kosovo citizens. The Parliament furthermore calls on the Council to adopt the decision to sign and conclude the framework agreement on Kosovo’s participation in EU programmes, which will strengthen cooperation between Kosovo and the EU in a variety of sectors. These programmes should be focused on specific areas that correspond to the obligations taken up by Kosovo on its European path and should be implemented with transparency and without delay.

Finally, the Parliament encourages the remaining five Member States to proceed with the recognition of Republic of Kosovo, believing that this would further facilitate the normalisation of relations between Belgrade and Pristina. In the spirit of the SAA, and the establishment of formal contractual relations, the Parliament calls on all EU Member States to do their utmost to facilitate economic, people-to-people contacts, and social and political relations between their citizens and those of the Republic of Kosovo.

10.12.2015

MIŠLJENJE Odbora za međunarodnu trgovinu

upućeno Odboru za vanjske poslove

o nacrtu odluke Vijeća o sklapanju, u ime Unije, Sporazuma o stabilizaciji i pridruživanju između Europske unije i Europske zajednice za atomsku energiju, s jedne strane, i Kosova(1)*, s druge strane

(10725/2/2015 – C8-0328/2015 – 2015/0094(NLE))

Izvjestitelj za mišljenje: Adam Szejnfeld

SHORT JUSTIFICATION

The proposed Stabilisation and Association agreement ("SAA") with Kosovo is the last SAA to be concluded with Western Balkan countries. The Commission has noted in the Explanatory Memorandum that "The deepening of economic and trade relations is one of the main goals of the agreement." The proposed SAA is an EU-only agreement.

Kosovo has enjoyed a preferential trade regime with the EU since 2000, with duty-free quota-free access to the EU market, with the exception of some agricultural and fishery products. Currently these measures are established under Council Regulation (EC) No 1215/2009(2) which is due to expire on 31/12/2015 but for which a proposal that it be extended until 31/12/2020 is pending. The proposed SAA lays down essentially the same regime - providing unrestricted access for industrialised products and the majority of agricultural products (with the exception of live bovine animals and their meat, sugar products, some wine products, "baby beef" products and some fishery products).

With regard to the EU's exports your rapporteur considers the transitional periods for Kosovo with regard to gradual tariff reductions for industrial, agricultural, processed agricultural and fishery products and wine and spirit drinks to be indispensable for the smooth establishment of the free trade area over the planned period of 10 years, given that the EU's trade surplus with Kosovo is considerable and has slightly increased in the past years.

Your rapporteur welcomes provisions on the establishment and supply of services (Title V), as well as the proposed cooperation policies between the EU and Kosovo in a broad range of areas (Title VII), many of which will contribute to strengthening the establishment of the free trade area, such as economic and trade policy or investment promotion and protection.

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Odbor za međunarodnu trgovinu poziva Odbor za vanjske poslove da kao nadležni odbor Parlamentu preporuči davanje suglasnosti za nacrt odluke Vijeća o sklapanju, u ime Europske unije, Sporazuma o pridruživanju između Europske unije i Europske zajednice za atomsku energiju, s jedne strane, i Kosova(3)*, s druge strane.

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* Ovim se nazivom ne dovode u pitanje stajališta o statusu te je on u skladu s Rezolucijom Vijeća sigurnosti UN-a 1244/1999 i mišljenjem Međunarodnog suda o Deklaraciji o neovisnosti Kosova.

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Council Regulation (EC) No 1215/2009 introducing exceptional trade measures for countries and territories participating in or linked to the European Union’s Stabilisation and Association process (OJ L 328, 15.12.2009, p. 1).

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* Ovim se nazivom ne dovode u pitanje stajališta o statusu te je on u skladu s Rezolucijom Vijeća sigurnosti UN-a 1244/1999 i mišljenjem Međunarodnog suda o Deklaraciji o neovisnosti Kosova.

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