South Sudan: US bans arms sales and urges others to follow


The United States has banned the export of weapons to South Sudan and has urged other nations and the UN to adopt a global arms embargo

It is a largely symbolic move, as the US does not export arms to South Sudan.

But the move prevents any US company or citizen from offering defence services to the country.

Tela 2bThe US has expressed frustration with the failure of South Sudanese leaders to put an end to the country’s four-year civil war.

Late last month, the US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley, announced that Washington had given up on President Salva Kiir, calling him an “unfit partner” in the…

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