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US announces end of antipersonnel mines production and promises to join Ban Treaty

Monday, June 30th 2014 - 06:35 UTC
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The United States announced last Friday it intends to join the Mine Ban Treaty in the future and will not produce antipersonnel mines. Speaking at the Third Review Conference of the Mine Ban Treaty, US Ambassador to Mozambique, Douglas Griffiths, said the US is pursuing solutions that would allow the country to accede to the treaty. Read full article

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  • Briton

    Thank You....
    all antipersonnel mines and land mines should be banned full stop..

    Jun 30th, 2014 - 12:17 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Heisenbergcontext

    @1

    Agreed.

    Jul 01st, 2014 - 07:13 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • reality check

    Their use should be considered ad war crime! simple as that.

    Jul 01st, 2014 - 08:40 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • The Voice

    ..yeah thanks for nothing...intends to join the mine ban treaty....in the future....
    I intend to do a lot of things in the future...just not right now....

    Jul 01st, 2014 - 05:37 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Klingon

    Right after they sent 50,000 tons of mines to Africa no doubt.

    Jul 01st, 2014 - 07:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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