On 1 October 2019, the Council adopted Council Decision (CFSP) 2019/1663.
The Council has decided that the restrictive measures concerning three persons should be extended for a further period of 6 months, until 2 April 2020.
The Candidate Countries Republic of 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 Ukraine, the Republic of Moldova and Armenia align themselves with this decision.
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 02.10.2019 in the Official Journal of the European Union no. L 252, p. 36.
*Republic of North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Albania continue to be part of the Stabilisation and Association Process.