NEW YORK, SEPTEMBER 5 – The UN Security Council adopted today resolution 2374 establishing a targeted sanctions regime on Mali. The resolution was drafted by France and was adopted unanimously.
The Council imposed a travel ban and assets freeze on individuals and entities engaged in actions or policies that threaten the peace, security, or stability of Mali. It established a Sanctions Committee on Mali and requests the Secretary-General to create, for an initial period of thirteen months, a panel of experts to support the Committee’s work.
Addressing the Council the Italian Deputy Permanent Representative Inigo Lambertini stated that the rapid and effective enactment of the peace agreement is the absolute priority to assure stability in Mali. Lambertini joined his colleagues in voting in favor of the resolution and reaffirming Italy’s commitment for peace in the African country. (@OnuItalia)