Sunday, March 7, 2010

On March 7

On this day in ...
... 2001, the U.N. Security Council, acting pursuant to Chapter VII of the U.N. Charter, adopted Resolution 1343, in which it demanded that Liberia stop supporting rebels fighting the government in Sierra Leone, and imposed numerous sanctions aimed at limiting Liberia's trade in contraband; in particular, arms and diamonds.

(Prior March 7 posts are here, here, and here)

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