UN likely to vote on Iran nuclear deal next week: Diplomats
UN likely to vote on Iran nuclear deal next week: Diplomats

The United Nations Security Council is likely to vote next week on a resolution to endorse the Iran nuclear deal and terminate targeted sanctions, but retain an arms embargo and ballistic missile technology ban, diplomats said.

Russia wants Iran arms embargo 'lifted as soon as possible'

Russia wants to see a United Nations arms embargo against Iran lifted "as soon as possible" but it is up to Tehran to accept the terms of a final nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday.

Russia wants Iran`s arms embargo `lifted as soon as possible`: Lavrov

Russia wants to see a United Nations arms embargo against Iran lifted "as soon as possible" but it is up to Tehran to accept the terms of a final nuclear deal, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Thursday.

UN peacekeeping chief pushes for South Sudan arms embargo

United Nations peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous pushed the UN Security Council on Wednesday to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan and to blacklist more rival leaders in the war-torn country, where he sees little prospect of a political solution.

Russia FM Lavrov says arms embargo `major problem` in Iran talks
Russia FM Lavrov says arms embargo `major problem` in Iran talks

The lifting of a conventional arms embargo on Iran is a "major problem" in talks between Tehran and world powers towards a nuclear deal, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told Interfax on Tuesday.

African Union demands South Sudan sanctions, arms embargo

The African Union has demanded sanctions and an arms embargo be imposed on South Sudan`s warring leaders to stem an escalation in the country`s 17-month-old civil conflict.

Britain rules out lifting arms embargo on Libya

Britain on Thursday rejected possible international military action in Libya and ruled out lifting an arms embargo on the country until it forms a unified government.

Arabs to ask UN to ease Libya arms embargo

Arab states will ask the UN Security Council Wednesday to lift an arms embargo on weapons sales to Libya`s internationally recognised government for its fight against jihadists, Egypt said.

Russia lifts arms embargo to Pakistan: Report

Russia has lifted its embargo on arms supplies to Pakistan and is holding talks on supplying Islamabad with combat helicopters, the head of state-owned Rostec, Sergei Chemezov, said.

Syrian opposition urges EU to supply rebels with arms

After Wednesday’s decision by the European Union to remove the arms embargo on the Syrian rebels, the country’s main opposition is urging the EU to supply the rebels with arms to fight against President Bashar al-Assad’s forces.

EU ends Myanmar sanctions, arms embargo remains

EU foreign ministers agreed Monday to lift the last of the bloc`s trade, economic and individual sanctions against Myanmar, hailing "a new chapter" with the once pariah state.

EU `could end China arms embargo`

The embargo was clamped on China following 1989 Tiananmen Square crackdown.

EU slaps arms embargo, sanctions, on Guinea junta

European Union foreign ministers
on Wednesday slapped an arms embargo and sanctions against the
leaders of Guinea`s military junta, the bloc`s Swedish
presidency said.

EU prepares sanctions, arms embargo for Guinea

The European Union is preparing to impose an arms embargo and visa ban to punish Guinea`s military rulers for a massacre at a pro-democracy rally, an official said on Thursday.