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Europe,United Nations

18 January 2007

Deutsche Presse-Agentur

STRASBOURG — European Union lawmakers on Thursday urged member states to step up their support for establishing an international arms trade treaty and underlined the bloc's determination to keep up the disputed arms embargo against China. "The embargo imposed on China should not be lifted until there is a clear and lasting improvement in the situation regarding human rights and social and political freedoms," said a report adopted by an overwhelming majority of... (

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