Arms Trade Treaty Current Affairs, GK & News

Arms Trade Treaty

On 2nd April 2013, the UN General Assembly has adopted the Arms Trade Treaty as a resolution by a 154-to-3 vote with 23 abstentions. North Korea, Iran, and Syria voted in opposition. 23 countries abstained from voting, which include China, Russia, India, Cuba, Myanmar, Nicaragua, Saudi Arabia, and Sudan. The treaty will be open for ..

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Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) not to be ratified by US

US President Donald Trump announced that USA will not abide by and will never ratify Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), a UN treaty aimed at regulating global arms trade. Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) With aim of regulating international trade in conventional arms (from small arms to battle tanks, combat aircraft and warships), it was entered into ..