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18 October 2006

Asian Tribune / IPS

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations is responding positively to a call from peace activists and human rights organisations for a new international treaty to monitor the world's growing 1.1-trillion-dollar global arms trade. A resolution calling for the creation of a group of governmental experts to explore the feasibility of starting work on such a treaty has been gathering strong support. As of last week, "more than 80 governments (out of 192) have co-sponsored... (

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