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Arms Trade Treaty Approved at U.N. – NYTimes.com


The United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to approve the first-ever treaty to regulate the enormous global trade in conventional weapons, for the first time linking sales to the human-rights records of the buyers.

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Arms Trade Treaty Approved at U.N. - NYTimes.com

Did Israel vote for it? And if so, will it cover the huge US arms to that country, which are being used (eg helicopter gunships) over Palestine?

via Arms Trade Treaty Approved at U.N. – NYTimes.com.

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