US slaps embargo on Sudan

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The Independent Online
Citing Sudan's support for terrorism, the United States is imposing economic sanctions that include a ban on bank loans and seizure of Sudanese assets in the US. President Bill Clinton signed an order also barring shipment of American technology to Sudan and import of its goods.

The Secretary of State, Madeleine Albright, said it "failed to respond to repeated expressions of concern or to the imposition of lesser sanctions." AP - Washingt

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