Tag Archives: Arms embargo

13 July 18

UN approves arms embargo against South Sudan

The United Nations Security Council narrowly approved an arms embargo against South Sudan on Friday.

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16 March 18

UN threatens South Sudan with arms embargo

The United Nations has demanded an immediate end to fighting in South Sudan, warning the country’s warring political sides it will consider an arms embargo if violations of a ceasefire continue.

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15 November 17

UN renews arms sanctions against Eritrea and Somalia

The United Nations Security Council on Tuesday voted to extend separate arms embargos against Eritrea and Somalia.

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14 May 17

UN accuses Ukraine of selling weapons to South Sudan

The United Nations has accused Ukraine of violating an international arms embargo placed on South Sudan by supplying the war-torn country with weapons.

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12 May 17

Somalia calls for end to arms embargo in fight against Al-Shabaab

Somali’s government is calling on the international community to lift an arms embargo placed on the country in 1992 as it aims to defeat militant extremist group Al-Shabaab.

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25 September 16

South Sudan Seeking Troops After Rejecting UN Peacekeepers

South Sudan is “shopping around” for troops from African nations after rejecting a UN proposal to deploy 4,000 additional peacekeeper troops, according to reports.

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04 August 16

South Sudan: Would an Arms Embargo Aid Peace?

After renewed violence ni South Sudan, the UN is once again calling for an arms embargo against the country. South Sudan has rejected the proposal, saying it would expose the country to further chaos. Uganda’s President Museveni is among the
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