BBC US President Trump announces to withdraw from UN Arms Trade Treaty
- US President Donald Trump on April 26, 2019 rejected the United Nations’ 2013 Arms Trade Treaty aimed at regulating the global arms trade.
- Trump announced to “unsign” the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), describing it as a misguided document and an intrusion on US sovereignty.
- Trump states, “We will never allow forein bureaucrats to trample on your Second Amendment freedom”.
- Trump said that the US Senate never ratified the 2013 Arms Trade Treaty despite his predecessor Barack Obama having endorsed it. The US President also made it clear that he will never ratify the treaty.
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