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UN Security Council to Consider South Sudan Sanctions

The United Nations Security Council will consider a draft resolution on war-torn South Sudan that would impose sanctions targeting President Salva Kiir and his rival former vice president. Australian Ambassador Gary Quinlan, whose country currently chairs the 15-member Council, said Tuesday there is "considerable interest" in targeted sanctions and an arms embargo, but he did not announce a timetable.   The United States began imposing bilateral sanctions on South...

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