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14 September 2006

International Herald Tribune / AP

LONDON — Britain renewed its push for an arms trade treaty Thursday, saying the huge volume of international weapons trafficking was prolonging conflicts in poor nations and leading to unnecessary civilian deaths. Prime Minister Tony Blair's government plans to press at the United Nations next month for a treaty regulating weapons sales. Representatives of about 120 countries attended a meeting British officials called to seek support for the proposed treaty, and... (

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