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(MENAFN Press) BRUSSELS Kingdom of Belgium July 10 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Council today imposed sanctions against individuals obstructing the South Sudanese peace process and responsible for atrocities as part of wider EU efforts to stop violence and avoid further instability in the region.

Two persons responsible for violating the ceasefire agreement will be targeted with a travel ban and a freeze of their assets in the European Union. At the same time an existing arms embargo against South Sudan will remain in place.

The legal acts including the details of those subject to sanctions will be published in tomorrow's edition of the EU Official Journal. The measures will enter into force at the same time.

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