Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain countries concerning restrictive measures in view of Turkey’s unauthorised drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean

Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain countries concerning restrictive measures in view of Turkey’s unauthorised drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean

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.

Source: Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain countries concerning restrictive measures in view of Turkey’s unauthorised drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean – Consilium (europa.eu)

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