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Australia and sanctions

South Sudan sanctions

International relations

On 12 February 2019, Australia introduced an arms embargo in relation to South Sudan to implement its international obligations under United Nations Security Council Resolution 2428 (2018) (UNSCR 2428). UNSCR 2428 was adopted in the context of continued hostilities and violations of the Agreement on the Resolution of the Conflict of the Republic of South Sudan (ARCSS), the Agreement on the Cessation of Hostilities, Protection of Civilians and Humanitarian Access (ACOH) and the Khartoum Declaration. It requires all Member States to implement an arms embargo in relation to South Sudan.

Full details of Australia's South Sudan sanctions regime

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