UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The president of the U.N. Security Council says council members are disappointed and deeply concerned about the failure of South Sudan peace talks and the fighting that continues in the oil-rich east African country. But no decisions have been made on possible sanctions against people standing in the way of peace.

French Ambassador Francois Delattre spoke to reporters after a briefing on the latest in the negotiations between South Sudanese President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar.

The council this month set up a system to impose sanctions on those blocking peace in South Sudan, but other council members Wednesday said there were differences of opinion on the issue during their closed-door meeting.

Delattre says France wants to see a sanctions committee up and running in the near future.