Dozens of Countries to Sign Deal to Curb Bombing in Urban Areas


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(Navy.Mil) Seventy five countries led by the US, UK and France are expected to sign a declaration in Dublin on Friday to refrain from urban bombing, the first time countries have agreed to curb the use of explosive weapons in populated areas.

The international agreement is a product of more than three years of negotiation – predating the war in Ukraine – but it is not expected to be endorsed by several major military powers, including Russia, China, Israel, India or Ukraine itself.

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Published: Friday, November 18, 2022

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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