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Massive arms bazaar in Abu Dhabi exposes weakness in Arms Trade Treaty talks

Headline Title:  Massive arms bazaar in Abu Dhabi exposes weakness in Arms Trade Treaty talks 20 February 2013 China, the USA, EU states and other arms-exporting countries must ensure that any deals brokered at an international arms fair in Abu Dhabi this week do not result in weapons reaching countries where they could contribute to serious human rights abuses, Amnesty International said. The International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX), held every two years in the United Arab Emirates capital, bills itself as one of the biggest arms bazaars in the world. This week’s IDEX…

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