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U.N. sanctions push for South Sudan stalls on arms embargo – envoys

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – A push at the U.N. Security Council to impose sanctions on South Sudan’s warring parties has reached an impasse due to a dispute over whether to include an arms embargo, diplomats said on Tuesday.

Washington informed fellow council members last month that it would circulate a draft resolution establishing an U.N. sanctions regime for conflict-torn South Sudan. So far no draft has reached the 15-nation council.

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      "I am a Reuters correspondent at the United Nations in New York. I have also covered general news for Reuters in the United States, Afghanistan, Australia, South East Asia and the Pacific. Before joining Reuters more than a decade ago, I had a two year stint at The Scotsman newspaper in Edinburgh, Scotland and began my career at The Border Mail newspaper in Albury/Wodonga in Australia."
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