HC Deb 23 May 1994 vol 244 c45W
Mr. Alton

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what action Her Majesty's Government will take to use their seat at the United Nations Security Council to secure an international fuel and arms embargo against the Government of Sudan.

Mr. Douglas Hogg

The imposition of mandatory measures against Sudan would require a determination by the Security Council that a threat existed to international peace and security. Such a determination has not been made.

The United Kingdom already implements an arms embargo against Sudan, which was imposed by the European Union in March.

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