VOL. XLIV

No 41

8-October-2001

SUDAN

UNLifts Sanctions Against Sudan

TheUN Security Council voted 14-0 on 28 September to lift sanctions imposed onSudan in 1996 for failing to turn over three suspects wanted in connection withan attempt on the life of Egyptian President Husni Mubarak in Addis Ababa inJune 1995. Presumably as part of its campaign to put together an internationalcoalition to fight terrorism, the US abstained from the vote. On 24 Septemberthe US Congress decided to delay a vote on...