UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon
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U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon urged the Security Council Monday to impose an arms embargo on South Sudan, sanction leaders and commanders who are blocking the implementation of a peace deal and fortify a U.N. peacekeeping mission.Two Chinese U.N. peacekeepers and one local U.N. staff member have been killed in the fighting, Ban said. U.N. peacekeepeers have been deployed in South Sudan since the country gained independence from Sudan in 2011 .In a rare move, Ban called for an immediate arms embargo on South Sudan and targeted sanctions on leaders and commanders blocking implementation of the peace deal.Ban said he would meet with the 15-member Security Council Tuesday to discuss the situation in South Sudan.
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