On 1 April 2019, the Council adopted Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/539.
The Council decided that the restrictive measures concerning three persons should be extended for a further period of 6 months, until 1 October 2019.
The Candidate Countries North Macedonia*, Montenegro*, Serbia* and Albania*, the country of the Stabilisation and Association Process and potential candidate Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the EFTA countries Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, members of the European Economic Area, as well as the Republic of Moldova, Armenia and Georgia align themselves with this decision.
*North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Albania continue to be part of the Stabilisation and Association Process.
They will ensure that their national policies conform to this Council Decision.
The European Union takes note of this commitment and welcomes it.
 Published on 02.04.2019 in the Official Journal of the European Union no. L93, p. 15.