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November 22, 2006
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The United States will play an active role in discussions about international law and the use of cluster bombs. The announcement was in a State Department release on last week’s conference of nations signed to the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons, which met in Geneva. The conference dealt mostly with land mines, but human rights groups pressured members to address cluster munitions because of concerns arising out of Israel’s war with Hezbollah this summer.

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