CHINA VOTES TO JOIN UN ARMS TRADE TREATY

On 20 June, Bloomberg reported that China’s top legislative body has voted to join a global treaty on arms sales in a move that supports its efforts to contrast itself with President Trump’s “America First” policies. Adopted by the UN in 2013, China had initially withheld support from the treaty, which regulates cross-border trade in several categories of conventional arms and prohibits their transfer under certain circumstances.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-06-20/china-votes-to-join-global-arms-sales-treaty-scorned-by-trump

 

 

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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