Newspaper: Danish Shipowners’ Association wants weapons control

Weapons transportation should be subject to international control, says the Danish Shipowners Association.

The Danish Shipowners’ Association is calling on the nations of the world to introduce international rules for the transportation of weapons, to keep the weapons from ending up with governments intending to use them to violate human rights, writes Danish newspaper Berlingske on Sunday.

“Danish shipping companies are big players on the international market of transportation, which means that we have a big part of the responsibility for finding a solution to the fact that there are no global rules for the international transportation of weapons,” says vice president of the Association, Jan Fritz Hansen, to the newspaper.

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