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U.N. Security council imposes an arms embargo on South Sudan

UN Security Council imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan on Friday, nearly five years after civil war erupted in the country.


Reuters 13 Jul 2018, 02:47 PM South Sudan

The United Nations Security Council imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan on Friday, nearly five years after civil war erupted in the country.

Nine countries voted in favor of a U.S.-drafted resolution, while Russia, China, Ethiopia, Bolivia, Equatorial Guinea and Kazakhstan abstained. Ethiopia said the timing was not right given attempts to revitalize the peace process. 

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