China, the world’s fifth-largest weapons supplier, has signed up to a global arms control treaty. Photo: Simon Song

China set to join Arms Trade Treaty that Donald Trump threatened to abandon

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China, the world’s fifth-largest weapons supplier, has signed up to a global arms control treaty. Photo: Simon Song
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