Ukraine has aligned itself with the decision of the Council of the European Union to establish a global human rights sanctions regime.

“The Candidate Countries the Republic of North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia and Albania, the country of the Stabilisation and Association Process and potential candidate Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the EFTA country Norway, member of the European Economic Area, as well as Ukraine, Armenia and Georgia align themselves with this Council Decision,” reads the declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the alignment of certain countries concerning serious human rights violations and abuses.

The Council Decision, adopted on December 7, establishes a framework for targeted restrictive measures to address serious human rights violations and abuses worldwide.

The declaration notes that the countries will ensure that their national policies conform to this Council Decision. The European Union takes note of this commitment and welcomes it.

Source – Ukrinform