ARMS TREATY

  • UN adopts treaty to regulate global arms trade April 3, 2013

    United Nations: The UN General Assembly on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved the first ever arms treaty regulating the USD 70 billion global arms trade, even as India abstained saying that the draft was "weak" on terrorism and nonstate actors. The resolution got 154 votes in favour while three nations voted against...
  • Pak supports India's stand on UN Arms Trade Treaty March 30, 2013

    United Nations: Pakistan has supported India's stand on the UN Arms Trade Treaty that would regulate the $70 billion conventional arms trade around the world, saying it favours the arms exporting countries and does not protects the interests of importers. "The treaty may be seen by many as essentially a...
  • Don't rush through arms treaty: India August 3, 2012

    New Delhi: With a view that it was premature to work on a comprehensive legallybinding arms trade treaty, India on Thursday said it should not be rushed through and maintained that it was prepared to be engaged for a consensusbased process and outcome. "A number of delegations, including India, felt...