2012.10.17 SBS: Doubts remain over anti-cluster bomb treaty

posted 17 Oct 2012, 21:56 by Mette Sofie Eliseussen
Campaigners have welcomed Australia's ratification of a new treaty banning cluster bombs, but they still have concerns.

Australia is joining 76 other nations in ratifying a treaty banning the use of cluster bombs.

But Australian anti-cluster bomb advocates still have concerns that Australia will support the use of cluster bombs during joint military operations with the United States, which refuses to sign the treaty.


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