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UN may extend eased Somalia arms embargo despite concerns: diplomats

By Reuters | Wed, 19 Feb 2014 21:57 PM
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By Michelle Nichols and Louis Charbonneau

UNITED NATIONS, Feb 19 (Reuters) - The U.N. Security Council is unlikely to fully restore a decades-old arms embargo on Somalia, despite concerns about the possible diversion of weapons to al Qaeda-linked militants, but may extend eased restrictions on government purchases, diplomats said.

A year ago, the 15-member council agreed to partially lift the arms ...

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