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UN Security Council renews sanctions on DRC

Security Council’s sanctions on the DRC are designed to curb the violent activities of armed groups United Nations | Xinhua | The United Nations Security Council on Thursday renewed the sanctions imposed on the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Adopting resolution 2641 by a vote of 10 in favor to …

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UN Security Council renews sanctions against South Sudan

UN Security Council renewed an arms embargo on South Sudan United Nations | Xinhua | The UN Security Council on Thursday adopted a resolution to renew for a year, till May 31, 2023, an arms embargo against South Sudan as well as targeted sanctions of travel ban and asset freeze against …

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Chinese envoy calls for lifting of Sudan sanctions

United Nations | Xinhua | A Chinese envoy on Monday called for the lifting of sanctions against Sudan as soon as possible. Following the withdrawal of the United Nations-African Union peacekeeping mission in Sudan’s Darfur region, the Sudanese authorities have assumed the primary responsibility of protecting civilians. It is, therefore, urgent …

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South Sudan urges EU to support lifting of arms embargo

Juba, South Sudan | Xinhua | South Sudan said on Thursday that it’s seeking support from the European Union to help lift the arms embargo and sanctions imposed by the United States following the outbreak of conflict in December 2013. Deng Dau Deng, deputy minister of foreign affairs and international cooperation …

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Iran says UN arms embargo lifted

Tehran, Iran | Xinhua | A United Nations-imposed arms embargo on Iran ended officially on Sunday in line with a 2015 landmark nuclear deal, the Iranian foreign ministry said. “As of today, all restrictions on the transfer of arms, related activities and financial services to and from the Islamic Republic of …

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