3rd countries align with EU sanctions on Syria, Egypt and Russia

Ukraine

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).

North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Albania, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Moldova and Georgia have aligned themselves with both decisions. 

Bosnia & Herzegovina has aligned itself with the Decision concerning Syria.

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Maya Lester QC

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