Posted on June 20, 2009 by gregornot
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THE United Nations Association Edinburgh has called on the UK government to follow Belgium’s lead on banning depleted uranium weapons.
Belgium’s decision has been praised by European military unions who are concerned about the impact the weapons may have on their members.
Opposition to uranium weapons in Belgium has been spearheaded by a group of more than 20 NGOs, including Greenpeace and Friends of the Earth.
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