UN Talks Fail to Produce Arms Trade Treaty
U.N. negotiations failed Friday to establish the first international treaty meant to regulate the multi-billion-dollar arms trade. Instead, the U.N. members opted for further talks. Some member nations blamed the United States for halting an agreement at the end of the month-long negotiations in New York. U.S. State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland said in a statement that while the U.S. had wanted to conclude the negotiations with a treaty, “more time is a ...
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