Arms embargo exemptions in effect

In accordance with paragraph 5 of resolution 2428 (2018), the 2206 Sanctions Committee on South Sudan has granted the following arms embargo request in favour of the United States.

Exemption granted to

United States

Purpose of the use

To replace two MI-8 helicopters (the third is intended to be a reserve) which currently provide peace monitoring and airlift support to the Ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangements Monitoring and Verification Mechanism (CTSAMVM).

End user

Ceasefire and Transitional Security Arrangements Monitoring and Verification Mechanism (CTSAMVM).

Technical specifications and quantity of arms and related materiel of all types to be shipped, or training or financial, technical or other assistance to be provided

Three (3) helicopters: 
1. UR-OXF, Mi-8P helicopter, Serial Number 8562
2. UR-NHT, Mi-8P helicopter, Serial Number 8561
3. UR-KGS, Mi-8MTB-1, Mil-8MTV-1, Serial Number 96112 

Supplier (when applicable)

Pacific Architects and Engineers

Proposed date of delivery (when applicable)

To be determined

Mode of transportation and itinerary of shipments (when applicable)

By air

 

*The exemption(s) request(s) granted are published on the Committee’s website pursuant to paragraph 12 (f) of the Committee’s Guidelines, by which the Committee decided that “(f) Unless the Committee otherwise decides, the agreed arms embargo exemption would be posted to the Committee’s website for the following period: from the date of the Chair’s letter conveying the Committee’s agreement with the exemption request, until the date of delivery of the exempted material, as confirmed by the supplier State”.