Disarmament: Widespread Support Unlikely

January 2011
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jan2011, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p7
Country Report
The article presents the journal's outlook concerning Laos decision to place itself at the center of international negotiations on cluster munitions and unexploded ordinance (UXO) disarmament. It states that it is unlikely that the country will be able to gather support for the Cluster Munitions Coalition (CMC) treaty to ban the production of cluster munitions due to its limited political influence. However, it adds that Laos' UXO clearance will gain significant progress in the future.


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