The EU arms embargo on Liberia has been lifted, marking the end of its Liberian sanctions regime. This decision implements the UN Security Council’s unanimous vote to lift the sanctions against Liberia, which took place on 25 May 2016. In October 2015, the UN and the EU had lifted their asset freezes and travel bans targeted at Liberia. Regulation (EU) 2016/983 repeals Regulation (EC) 234/2004 and Decision (CFSP) 2016/994 repeals Common Position 2008/109/CFSP.