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十二月份 第 16 課

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  • (2013-12-24)------

  • Japan Provides Ammunition for UN Mission in Sudan
  • 日本為聯合國南蘇丹維和使命提供彈藥
  •   Japan has provided a shipment of ammunition to a United Nations peacekeeping mission in troubled South Sudan, making it the first time since World War Two that Tokyo has given arms to a foreign military.
  • 日本為聯合國南蘇丹維和使命提供了一批彈藥,這是日本自二戰結束以來首次為外國軍隊提供軍火。

  •   Responding to requests by the U.N., Japan said it gave 10,000 bullets late Monday to the South Korean military, which is part of an international force dealing with violence that threatens to return South Sudan to civil war.
  • 日本說,應聯合國的要求,日本於星期一晚間向南韓軍方交付了一萬發子彈;南韓軍人參加國際維和部隊,應對可能再度爆發內戰的南蘇丹的暴力。

  •   Japan has a pacifist constitution and is subject to a self-imposed ban on arms exports.
  • 按照日本的和平憲法,日本應自行禁止出口軍火。

  •   But Tokyo officials say the law allows the provision of arms as part of U.N. peacekeeping operations, with approval by the cabinet.
  • 但東京官員說,法律允許日本在內閣批准的情況下為聯合國維和行動提供軍火。

  •   Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has said he would like to revise the constitution to allow for what he calls a more "proactive peace policy" around the world.
  • 日本首相安倍晉三曾經表示,他願修改憲法,以便在世界各地實行更積極的和平政策。

  •   He has also proposed relaxing the decades-old ban on the export, development and production of Japanese weapons.
  • 安倍晉三還提議放鬆已經實行數十年的有關出口、研製及生產日本武器的禁令。


  • (2013-12-24)------

  • UN to Vote on Bolstering South Sudan Peacekeeping Force
  • 聯合國將就加強南蘇丹維和兵力進行表決
  •   The United States says all members of the U.N. Security Council support a proposal to send 5,500 peacekeepers to South Sudan in order to protect civilians from worsening violence.
  • 美國說,聯合國安理會所有成員國都支援一項有關派遣 5 千 5 百名維和人員到南蘇丹保護平民免遭更多暴力的提議。

  •   The Security Council is due to vote Tuesday afternoon on a resolution to transfer troops from other U.N. missions in Africa, following the proposal from U.N. chief Ban Ki-moon.
  • 聯合國安理會將於星期二下午就一項決議案進行表決;在聯合國秘書長潘基文提出上述提議後,這項決議案規定將非洲其他地區的聯合國維和部隊派到南蘇丹。

  •   U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power said late Monday that South Sudan is "in jeopardy" and that its leaders can either choose to engage in dialogue or tear the nation apart.
  • 美國常駐聯合國代表鮑爾星期一晚間說,南蘇丹目前面臨危局,南蘇丹領導人若不選擇對話,那會讓國家陷於分裂。

  •   South Sudan President Salva Kiir said Monday in a meeting with U.S. special envoy for South Sudan Donald Booth that he is willing to hold talks with his former vice president Riek Machar without preconditions.
  • 南蘇丹總統基爾星期一會見美國特使布思時說,他希望在沒有任何先決條件的情況下與前副總統馬查爾進行談判。

  •   The country's Foreign Minister Barnaba Marial Benjamin told VOA that Mr. Kiir stressed in remarks to parliament that he will never again take South Sudan to war and that talks are the way to end the violence.
  • 南蘇丹外交部長本傑明對美國之音說,基爾總統向議會強調指出,他決不會再把南蘇丹推向戰爭,談判是結束暴力的唯一途徑。

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