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14 September 2006

Times (UK)

The Government says that it has been staggered by the number of countries wanting to back its plans for a legally-binding, international arms trade treaty. Kim Howells, the Foreign Office Minister, said he was "overwhelmed" by the breadth of support for the initiative, and urged governments around the world to get on board. "There were ambassadors literally queuing up to express their support for the proposals that we announced this morning, and they ranged from very... (

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