In March 2019, the EU adopted Decision (CFSP) 2019/415 and Decision 2019/416, which relate to sanctions imposed on Russian individuals and entities following tensions in the Kerch Strait and Sea of Azov (see press release), and Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/354, which targeted individuals responsible for misappropriation of Ukrainian state funds (see press release).
Montenegro, Albania, Iceland, Norway and Ukraine have aligned themselves with both decisions.
Moldova has aligned itself with the Decision concerning Ukrainian state funds.
Egypt & Syria
In March 2019, the EU adopted Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/468, which extended sanctions on Egypt for 1 year (see press release), and Council Decision 2019/351, which designated 7 Syrian government ministers (see press release).
Bosnia & Herzegovina has aligned itself with the Decision concerning Syria.
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