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News in Brief 01 November 2017 (PM)

United States votes against resolution to end Cuba embargo

The United States voted against a resolution in the UN General Assembly on Wednesday to end its economic embargo of Cuba.

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Security Council should lift arms embargo against Somalia, its Transitional President says

The President of Somalia’s Transitional Federal Government today urged a lifting of the arms embargo against his country, arguing before the General Assembly that sanctions targeted at individuals would do more to foster peace and stability in the war-ravaged nation.

UN General Assembly renews call for end to US embargo against Cuba

For the eleventh year in a row, the United Nations General Assembly today overwhelmingly adopted a resolution on the need to end the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States against Cuba.

General Assembly renews call for end to US embargo against Cuba

For the tenth year in a row, the United Nations General Assembly has adopted a resolution on the need to end the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States against Cuba.