UN General Assembly Adopts Global Arms Trade Treaty

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NEW YORK, April 2 (RIA Novosti) – The UN General Assembly on Tuesday approved the first global treaty to regulate international trade in conventional weapons, the UN News Centre said. The resolution containing the text of the treaty was approved by 154 “yes” votes with the simple majority of 97 votes in favor needed to pass the text. The document received strong support from the majority of UN members during the…

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