Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro to impose sanctions against the Lukashenko regime
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Another seven European countries to impose sanctions against the supporters of Alexander Lukashenko and his entourage.
Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Iceland, Serbia, Albania and Liechtenstein to join the EU decision to impose sanctions against the Belarusian authorities.
The declaration by the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Catherine Ashton said about it.
On 23 March 2012, the Council adopted Council Implementing Decision 2012/171/CFSP1. The Council Decision updates and amends the list of persons and entities subject to restrictive measures as set out in the Annex V to Decision 2010/639/CFSP.
On 23 April 2012, the Council adopted Council Decision 2012/212/CFSP2. The Council Decision amends Article 3 (1) of Decision 2010/639/CFSP, ensuring that funds or economic resources can be released or made available for the official purposes of diplomatic missions or consular posts or international organisations enjoying immunity in accordance with international law.
The Acceding Country Croatia, the Candidate Countries the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, Iceland and Serbia, the Country of the Stabilisation and Association Process and potential candidate Albania and the EFTA country Liechtenstein, member of the European Economic Area, align themselves with these decisions.
They will ensure that their national policies conform to these Council Decisions.
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