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UN: Global Arms Trade Treaty a step closer after resounding vote

Headline Title:  UN: Global Arms Trade Treaty a step closer after resounding vote 07 November 2012 A historic treaty to regulate the global arms trade has won the backing of an overwhelming majority of states in a move Amnesty International called a potential victory for human rights worldwide. In the biggest show of support so far, 157 governments at the UN General Assembly’s First Committee on Disarmament in New York voted on Wednesday in favour of finalizing the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) next March. Among the "big six" arms-exporting countries, only Russia abstained from voting on…

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