Hours After Obama Victory – Administration Backs UN Arms Treaty

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    Hours After Obama Victory – Administration Backs UN Arms Treaty​

    Posted by Jim Hoft
    November 7, 2012

    Iran was named to the group overseeing the U.N. Arms Treaty Conference earlier this year. (Stand Up America)

    Less than a day after Obama’s election, the US backed a UN treaty to regulate arms.
    Obama delayed the talks during election season.
    Reuters reported:

    Hours after U.S. President Barack Obama was re-elected, the United States backed a U.N. committee’s call on Wednesday to renew debate over a draft international treaty to regulate the $70 billion global conventional arms trade.

    U.N. delegates and gun control activists have complained that talks collapsed in July largely because Obama feared attacks from Republican rival Mitt Romney if his administration was seen as supporting the pact, a charge Washington denies.....


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