AFP: UN poised to slap sanctions on Eritrea

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations Security Council is expected Wednesday to slap an arms embargo on Eritrea and impose targeted sanctions on its leaders for allegedly aiding Somali rebels and threatening neighboring Djibouti.Diplomats say the 15-member body will vote overwhelmingly to pass a Ugandan-drafted resolution to ban weapons sales to and from Eritrea and impose travel restrictions on, and freeze the assets of, the country’s political and military leadership.

AFP: UN poised to slap sanctions on Eritrea

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