On 18 July 2011, the Council adopted Council Decision 2011/423/CFSP1. The Council Decision amends the scope of restrictive measures concerning the arms embargo imposed by Common Position 2005/411/CFSP.
This declaration is made to announce that the following countries have declared that they share the objectives of Council Decision 2011/423/CFSP:
The Candidate Countries Turkey, Croatia*, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia*, Montenegro* and Iceland+, the Countries of the Stabilisation and Association Process and potential candidates Albania and Serbia, and the EFTA countries Liechtenstein and Norway, members of the European Economic Area, as well as Armenia.
They will ensure that their national policies conform to this Council Decision.
Published on 19.07.2011 in the Official Journal of the European Union no. L 188, p. 20.
* Croatia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Montenegro continue to be part of the Stabilisation and Association Process.
+ Iceland continues to be a member of the EFTA and of the European Economic Area.