Cambodia has signed an international treaty designed to regulate the trade in conventional weapons, becoming the 114th country to formally pledge its support for the agreement, which was adopted by the U.N.’s General Assembly in April. Sea Kosal, Cambodia’s ambassador to the U.N. in New York, signed the Arms Trade Treaty on October 18, according to the U.N. The treaty seeks to “establish the highest possible international standard for regulating…the international trade in conventional arms” and “prevent and eradicate the illicit trade in conventional arms.” Conventional weapons are defined as tanks, armored vehicles, large-caliber artillery systems, combat aircraft,
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