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Security Council threatens to stop supporting Sudan-S. Sudan border mechanism, reduces Abyei force

May 15, 2017 (NEW YORK) - The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Monday has decided to reduce Abyei force and warned it may withdraw its support to the Sudan-South Sudan border monitoring force if they continue to impede the activation of the operation.

The 15-member body unanimously adopted the resolution 2352 (2017) which provides extending until 15 November 2017 the mandate of the United Nations Interim Force for Abyei (UNISFA).

Also, the Council decided to reduce UNISFA's troops (...)






Published By: sudantribune - Tuesday, 16 May, 2017