United Nations adjusts Liberia sanctions; keeps arms embargo, ends travel ban

The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday adjusted several sanctions on Liberia, including the renewal of an arms embargo and the termination of a travel ban.

The council also terminated an asset freeze on individuals deemed a danger to Liberia's stability. The partial arms embargo is renewed for nine months.

A U.N. report on Liberia's arms and ammunition management highlighted some improvements, but also indicated weaknesses in Liberia's institutions, gaps in the legal framework for security sectors and the country's porous borders that are vulnerable to trafficking. READ MORE OF THIS STORY FROM  UPI

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