Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain countries concerning restrictive measures against cyber-attacks threatening the Union or its Member States

(Source: Council of the EU and European Council)

On 16 May 2022, the Council adopted Decision (CFSP) 2022/754.1

The Council Decision extends the existing restrictive measures for three years, until 18 May 2025, and the listings by one year, until 18 May 2023.

The Candidate Countries North Macedonia, Montenegro and Albania2, the country of the Stabilisation and Association Process and potential candidate Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the EFTA countries Iceland and Norway, members of the European Economic Area, as well as Ukraine 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.


1 Published on 17.05.2021 in the Official Journal of the European Union no. L 138, p.16

2 North Macedonia, Montenegro and Albania continue to be part of the Stabilisation and Association Process.

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