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Friday, 29 March 2013 - 13:42
Iran, North Korea and Syria block arms trade treaty
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Iran, North Korea and Syria held up agreement on the first global treaty on the 80 billion dollar a year conventional arms trade.

 

The three states twice blocked moves to adopt a treaty by consensus at the end of 10 days of arduous talks at the UN headquarters.

 

Kenya announced that a coalition of countries from around the world would now take the treaty straight to the 193-member UN General Assembly next week for approval.

 

It can be passed with a two thirds majority which is virtually assured.

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