Un Arms Trade Treaty

  • India criticises draft of global arms trade treaty March 30, 2013

    United Nations: India has strongly criticised the final draft of a global Arms Trade Treaty as 'flawed' and tilted against weapons-importing countries even as Iran, North Korea and Syria have blocked adoption of the UN treaty aimed to regulate the $70 billion conventional arms trade around the world. Addressing the closing...
  • Iran, North Korea, Syria block UN arms trade treaty March 29, 2013

    United Nations: Iran, Syria and North Korea on Friday prevented the adoption of the first international treaty to regulate the $70 billion global conventional arms trade, complaining that it was flawed and failed to ban weapons sales to rebel groups. To get around the blockade, British UN Ambassador Mark Lyall...