U.N. Security Council extends South Sudan sanctions through mid-July

South Sudan's Defence Minister Kuol Manyang Juuk, talks to cabinet members after a cabinet meeting in Juba. Picture: REUTERS

UNITED NATIONS – The U.N. Security Council voted on Thursday to renew some sanctions on South Sudan through mid-July and to consider imposing travel bans and asset freezes on six South Sudanese leaders if the country’s conflict does not stop by June 30. The resolution, approved by a 9-0 vote with six abstentions, was a […]

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