On 17 May 2021, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2021/7961.
The Council Decision extends the existing restrictive measures for a further twelve months, until 18 May 2022.
The Candidate Countries The Republic of North Macedonia, Montenegro and Albania2, and the EFTA countries Iceland and Norway, members of the European Economic Area, as well as Ukraine and Georgia 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.