The military's brutal crackdown post-coup has been aided by an arsenal of surveillance and data extraction tools sourced from Western firms.
The United Nations General Assembly has called for a stop to the flow of arms to Myanmar and urged the military to respect November election results and release political detainees, including leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
United Nations Security Council meets to discuss Myanmar crisis as pro-democracy activists hold fresh demonstrations against the military coup.
UN Security Council reaffirms the arms embargo on Somalia that bans the resale or transfer of weapons or military equipment supplied to Somalia to avoid them being used by al Shabab militants.
The embargo on the sale of arms to Iran was due to start expiring progressively from Sunday, under the terms of the UN resolution that blessed the 2015 nuclear deal between the Islamic republic and world powers.
Also responding to Washington's decision, TRNC President Mustafa Akinci says it "was not a step in the right direction."
Secretary of State Pompeo said the United States would call for a Security Council vote next week on a US-drafted resolution to extend the embargo that is due to expire in October.
The UN resolution urges South Sudan’s leaders to finalise establishment of the transitional national unity government and fully implement all provisions of the 2018 peace agreement.
"There are violations by land, sea, and air," UN representative Stephanie Williams says, warning a fragile truce was hanging "by a thread" as daily life in the country worsens.
In addition to the recent sanctions on Turkey, as of 2020, the US has imposed thousands of sanctions on several countries, organisations and individuals.
In an attempt to threaten Turkey over its limited cross-border operation in Syria, many European countries discontinued selling arms to Ankara, while they continue to sell weapons to Saudi Arabia to fuel its full-scale war in Yemen.
The United Nations Security Council adopted a resolution that also threatened to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan if the government blocks the deployment.
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