UN Security Council lifts arms embargo on Sierra Leone 8 years after end of brutal war

UN lifts arms embargo on Sierra Leone

UNITED NATIONS — The U.N. Security Council is lifting a 13-year-old arms embargo against the small west African nation of Sierra Leone after being assured that the nation is sufficiently stable following the civil war that ended in 2002.

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