UN imposes arms embargo on Ivory Coast

UN imposes arms embargo on Ivory Coast

[JURIST] The UN Security Council voted Monday evening to immediately impose an arms embargo on the Ivory Coast. As previously reported in JURIST's Paper Chase, the country is currently experiencing internal strife, and the vote is an effort to cut off the weapons supplies of both government and rebel forces. BBC News has more.

9:31 PM ET – A UN press release on the adoption of Security Council Resolution 1572 (2004) is now available (release contains full Resolution text).