Oslo NPR's Ann Cooper reports that the United States has refused to sign a treaty banning landmines around the world. The United States had pushed for a compromise at the Oslo meeting to allow limited use of landmines. The delegates from more than 80 countries rejected the compromise in favor of an outright ban.
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NPR's Ann Cooper reports that the United States has refused to sign a treaty banning landmines around the world. The United States had pushed for a compromise at the Oslo meeting to allow limited use of landmines. The delegates from more than 80 countries rejected the compromise in favor of an outright ban.