On 19 June 2023, the Council adopted Decision 2023/1188 amending Decision 2014/386/CFSP.
The Council Decision extends the existing restrictive measures until 23 June 2024.
The candidate countries North Macedonia, Montenegro, Albania, Ukraine, Republic of Moldova and Bosnia and Herzegovina, the potential candidate country Georgia, as well as the EFTA countries Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, members of the European Economic Area, align themselves with this Council Decision.
They will ensure that their national policies conform to this Council Decision.
The European Union takes note of this commitment and welcomes it.