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General project grants are down 1.7% to 112.3 billion yen, but double-digit growth is secured for child welfare, removing anti-personnel land mines, and forestation efforts.
"And like anti-personnel land mines, they kill civilians even years after the conflict has ended.
The international treaty to rid the globe of anti-personnel land mines shows that cooperation is possible, even though the United States still refuses to go along.
* Approximately 60 people are killed or seriously injured daily by anti-personnel land mines (APLs).
This Article shall attempt to answer the fundamental question of whether the use of anti-personnel land mines can be justified under international law.
The proliferation of anti-personnel land mines has become a major problem throughout the world, particularly in Third World nations.
When President Clinton proclaimed to the country on May 16 that he was "launching an international effort to ban anti-personnel land mines," he was doing precisely the opposite.
The growing effort to ban anti-personnel land mines presents an opportunity for nations to allow questions of military security to yield to national self-restraint.
ANKARA (CyHAN)- Defense Minister ysmet Yylmaz has announced that the ministry will clear all the anti-personnel land mines in the country, which currently number 977,922, within the scope of the Ottawa convention.
The organization's legal advisor Jonathan Somer does not envisage a DoC similar to that used for anti-personnel land mines but added that "nothing is on or off the table right now".
Twelve years have passed since the Ottawa Convention, the treaty banning anti-personnel land mines. The treaty was an extraordinary accomplishment, with governments and civil institutions agreeing to ban an inexpensive conventional weapon that had been a mainstay of military arsenals for decades.
Cluster munitions spread bomblets over a wide area, though they often do not explode on impact, effectively turning them into anti-personnel land mines.