UN Council Enhances Sanctions against Libya for Failure to Extradite Suspects in Lockerbie Case

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Monday, November 1, 1993
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Volume: 
9
Issue: 
11
455
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On November 11, 1993, the Security Council voted by a vote of 11 to 0 to strengthen trade sanctions against Libya to persuade the latter to extradition the two suspects in the 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flights 103 over Lockerbie Scotland. Already the UN voted in March 1992 to impose sanctions that reduced Libyan diplomatic representation abroad, sought to ground the Libyan national airline and embargoed arms sales…[more]