UN’s Ban Urges South Sudan Arms Embargo as Cease-Fire Agreed

  • Violence in capital killed hundreds, caused UN casualties
  • Clashes come after transitional government formed in April

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called for an immediate arms embargo on South Sudan and support for the body’s mission in the oil-producing African country, where the deaths of hundreds in the capital raised the prospect of a return to all-out civil war.

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