Third countries align with recent EU sanctions

Chemical Weapons: 

Last month, the EU adopted Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/1544, which established a new sanctions regime targeting the use and proliferation of chemical weapons (see previous blog). 

The following countries have aligned themselves with that Decision: Macedonia, Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, Norway, and Georgia. See EU Press Release. 

Moldova, Rep of Guinea & Burundi:

Last month, the EU adopted Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/1610, Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/1611, and Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/1612, which extended for 1 year (respectively) the EU’s sanctions on Moldova, the Republic of Guinea, and Burundi (see previous blog).

The following countries have aligned themselves with all 3 Decisions: Macedonia, Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway. 

Moldova and Armenia have aligned themselves with the Decisions concerning the Republic of Guinea and Burundi.

Georgia has aligned itself with the Decisions concerning Moldova and the Republic of Guinea.

Serbia has aligned itself with the Decision concerning the Republic of Guinea. See EU Press Releases: Moldova, Republic of Guinea, and Burundi.

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