Kerry voices conditional U.S. support for U.N. arms treaty




 
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Kerry voices conditional U.S. support for U.N. arms treaty
 
March 15th, 2013  
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Kerry voices conditional U.S. support for U.N. arms treaty
By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Secretary of State John Kerry voiced his support on Friday for an international treaty to regulate the $70 billion global arms trade, but restated Washington's "red line," affirming that it will not accept limits on U.S. domestic gun ownership. The U.N. General Assembly voted in December to hold a final round of negotiations March 18-28 on what could become the first international treaty to regulate international weapons transfers after a drafting conference in July 2012 collapsed because the United States and others wanted more time. ...




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