Council Reaffirms Arms Embargoes on Somalia and Eritrea
The Security Council unanimously adopted resolution 2111 (2013), reaffirming the arms embargoes on Somalia and Eritirea. The Council also decided that until March 2014, some exceptions would apply to the embargo on Somalia, solely for the development of the Security Forces of the Federal Government of Somalia, to provide security for the Somali people.
Rosemary A. DiCarlo (centre), Acting Permanent Representative of the United States to the UN and President of the Security Council for the month of July, chairs the Council meeting. At right is Movses Abelian, Director of the Security Council Affairs Division.