News / / 12.14.18

Associated Press: US sanctions 3 over activities in South Sudan’s civil war

The United States said Friday it has sanctioned three people over their roles in South Sudan’s five-year civil war, saying it will continue to target those who “profit off the misery and suffering of the South Sudanese people.”

A Treasury statement named the three as retired Israeli military official Israel Ziv and South Sudanese businessman Obac William Olawo, for leading entities whose actions have extended the conflict, and South Sudanese official Gregory Vasili, “for actions that have undermined peace, stability, and security.”

The U.S. also designated six entities owned or controlled by Ziv and Olawo…

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