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Leahy: Land mine decision incremental



WCAX - 12:00 pm Mon Jun 30th, 2014

Vermont Sen. Patrick Leahy, who has crusaded against the production, export and use of antipersonnel land mines, says the Obama administration's announcement that the United States will no longer produce or acquire such weapons is an incremental but positive step.

The Democratic Leahy has been pushing Obama since March in a series of speeches on the Senate floor to sign an international treaty banning land mines.

Leahy said Friday that he hopes President Obama will sign the ban before he leaves office.

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