Arms Embargo Against Central African Republic

In alignment with United Nations Security Council (UNSC), the Dept. of State is implementing an arms embargo against the Central African Republic. A Federal Register Notice published on April 17th, 2014 describes the changes being made to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations to reflect this embargo.

Approvals and licenses will be reviewed by case in regards to the following:
-The International Support Mission to the Central African Republic (MISCA), the UN Integrated Peacebuilding Office in the Central African Republic (BINUCA), and the African Union Regional Task Force (AU-RTF) may obtain defense articles.
-The European Union operation and the French forces deployed in the Central African Republic may obtain defense articles.
-Protective defense articles for non-lethal military equipment, training, and technical.
-Protective gear for UN workers, media, personnel, and humanitarians.
-Small arms for security to protect against poaching, smuggling, and other illicit activities.

Notice can be found at:

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