Third countries align with EU sanctions on Russia/Ukraine & Libya

EU3Russia/Ukraine: Last month, the EU adopted Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/1237, which prolonged for 6 months its sanctions on Russia over “actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine” (see previous blog).

The EU has now announced that the following countries have aligned themselves with that Council Decision: Montenegro; Albania; Norway; and Ukraine.

Libya: Last month, the EU adopted Council Decision (CFSP) 2018/1465, which extended for 6 months its sanctions on Libya in respect of 3 people: Agila Saleh Issa Gwaider; Khalifa Ghwell; and Nuri Abu Sahmain (see previous blog).

The EU has now announced that the following countries have aligned themselves with that Council Decision: Macedonia; Montenegro; Serbia; Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Iceland; Liechtenstein; Norway; and Armenia.

This entry was posted in Latest EU Measures, Libya, Russia, Ukraine by Maya Lester QC. Bookmark the permalink.

About Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC has a wide ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. As the most recent (2016) Chambers & Partners directory put it, she "owns the world of sanctions". She spent 2011-12 in New York at Columbia Law School lecturing and writing on sanctions. She represents and advises hundreds of companies and individuals before the European and English courts and has acted in most of the leading cases, including Kadi, Tay Za, Central Bank of Iran, NITC and IRISL.

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