On 9 December 2019, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2019/2109 renewing the sanctions for a further year, until 12 December 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 and Liechtenstein, members of the European Economic Area, as well as the Republic of Moldova and Armenia align themselves with this declaration.
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 10.12.2019 in the Official Journal of the European Union no. L 318/134
-Republic of North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Albania continue to be part of the Stabilisation and Association Process.