On 5 December 2013 the UN Security Council unanimously adopted Resolution 2127 on the situation in the Central African Republic (CAR). The resolution mandates the African Union International Support Mission in the Central African Republic (MISCA), with the support of French forces, to use all necessary measures to protect civilians and restore security. Resolution 2127 calls for greater financial and logistical support to MISCA, including through the establishment of a UN Trust Fund. A UN Commission of Inquiry, an arms embargo, and the intent to consider targeted sanctions was also included in Resolution 2127. The resolution also recalls that the Transitional Authorities in CAR bear the primary responsibility to protect the civilian population.
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