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President of South Sudan, Salva Kiir (R) shakes hands with arch-rival South Sudan's opposition leader Riek Machar (L) during peace talks at Uganda's statehouse in Entebbe where they were received by Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni (C) on July 7, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / SUMY SADURNI

UN set to impose arms embargo on South Sudan

The United States circulated a revised draft resolution on Thursday that diplomats said is likely to be adopted, imposing a ban on arms sales to South Sudan until May 2019.

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