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Sanctions should not block aid from civilians in need: UAE envoy

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Tue, 2022-02-08 05:27

NEW YORK: The UAE on Monday said that sanctions remain an important tool under the UN Charter in maintaining international peace but underscored that sanctions should avoid adverse humanitarian or socioeconomic effects and their unintended consequences.

Sanctions “should not hinder the work of humanitarian organizations or (prevent) life assistance from reaching those in need,” Emirati Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN Mohamed Abushahab told the Security Council.

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