Trump says he will never ratify the UN arms treaty as he

first_imgUS news Shares126126 Donald Trump has announced that the US will withdraw its support for a United Nations treaty regulating the global arms trade. Addressing the National Rifle Association in Indianapolis, the president said he would revoke the US’s status as a signatory of the arms trade treaty regulating conventional weapons including small arms, battle tanks, combat aircraft and warships.  The NRA has long claimed the treaty poses a threat to the second amendment. NRA members stood, applauded and chanted ‘USA! USA!’ as Trump signed a letter to Congress halting the ratification process, then tossed his pen into the crowd.Trump withdraws from UN arms treaty as NRA crowd cheers in delight 1:56 Share via Email Donald Trump Share on Twitter Trump administration Last modified on Mon 29 Apr 2019 05.36 EDTcenter_img Source: Reuters Topics Sat 27 Apr 2019 05.50 EDT Share on Facebook Trump says he ‘will never ratify the UN arms treaty’ as he pulls US out – video,Play Video US news NRAlast_img