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Armenia and Azerbaijan join Magnitsky legislation

Armenia and Azerbaijan join Magnitsky legislation

Eleven non-EU countries, including Armenia and Azerbaijan, have joined the EU Council’s Common Foreign and Security Policy (CFSP), which imposes sanctions against officials, individuals and organizations responsible for major violations of human rights. As TASS reports, High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell said this.

EU candidate countries North Macedonia, Montenegro, Albania, Ukraine, Moldova and Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as members of the European Economic Area, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway, adopted the decision called the Magnitsky legislation,” Borrell said.