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The lack of support in Security council for an arms embargo against South Sudan

The lack of support in Security council for an arms embargo against South Sudan

The Security council of the United Nations, there is Friday failed an arms embargo and other sanctions against South Sudan. Although no single country against the American resolution agreed to, there was insufficient support for the proposal.

UN officials had warned of a possible new genocide in the youngest country in the world. Nevertheless, the members of the Security council is not up to the required nine votes. In total support of seven countries in the resolution; eight countries abstained from voting.

The head of the human rights commission of the United Nations that the country visited, Yasmin Sooka, warned recently that the situation in the African country, reminiscent of the genocide in Rwanda of 1994. In parts of South Sudan would be killings on a large scale.

The country was in 2011 after decades of struggle, independent of the Sudan. The country has more than sixty tribes or groups of people. The two largest, the Dinka and the Nuer, are at the end of 2013 in a bloody battle hit.

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