UN eases Central African arms embargo

Inbördeskriget i Centralafrikanska republiken tog återigen fart förra året, när militanta grupper försökte störta president Faustin-Archange Touadéra. Arkivbild.
The civil war in the Central African Republic took off again last year, when militant groups tried to overthrow President Faustin-Archange Touadéra.

The UN decides to relax the arms embargo against the Central African Republic (CAR) following a vote on Friday.

The country's foreign minister welcomed the decision as a first step towards an embargo targeting only armed groups, but stressed that the embargo is no longer justified. …