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Diamond Embargo On Ivory Coast Lifted By UN Security Council

The UN Security Council lifted the diamond trade ban against the Ivory Coast on Tuesday and reduced its arms embargo. In 2005, the diamond embargo was declared because the stones were being used for funding the rebel group “Forces Nouvelles”. The Ivory Coast government controls the south of the country, while the rebel group controls the north. In 2007, rebel leaders …

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