[UNSC] US, Israel agree to impose arms embargo

On the proposal of the US government, the government of Israel agree to impose arms embargo against the South Sudanese government, although humanitarian aid to the country will not be interrupted.

US spokeperson said that the proposal is to limit the violations that has been done by both the government and the rebels in South Sudan, despite foreign aid continue to flow in the country. US hope that South Sudan will comply with this unilateral decision.

South Sudan's delegate expressed disapproval regarding the embargo and said that his country was fully committed to the peace process. However, Juba still want to retain SPLF military capability to response to attack from rebel forces.