Third countries align with recent EU sanctions

EU3Chemical 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.

This entry was posted in Burundi, Chemical Weapons, Guinea (Republic), Latest EU Measures, Moldova 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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