On 11 November 2021, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2021/19661 concerning restrictive measures in view of Turkey's unauthorised drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean.
The Council Decision extends the existing restrictive measures for a further twelve months, until 12 November 2022. The Council also decided that the Annex to the Decision should be updated.
The Candidate Countries The Republic of North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Albania2 and the EFTA country Iceland, member of the European Economic Area, as well as Armenia 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.
1Published on 12.11.2021 in the Official Journal of the European Union no. L 400, p.157.
2The Republic of North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Albania continue to be part of the Stabilisation and Association Process.