United States of America: Signature of Arms Trade Treaty

State United States of America
Treaty Arms Trade Treaty
Action Type Signature
Depositary Secretary-General of the United Nations
Date 25 September 2013
In a communication received on 18 July 2019, the Government of the United States of America informed the Secretary-General of the following:
“This is to inform you, in connection with the Arms Trade Treaty, done at New York on April 2, 2013, that the United States does not intend to become a party to the treaty. Accordingly, the United States has no legal obligations arising from its signature on September 25, 2013.
The United States requests that its intention not to become a party, as expressed in this letter, be reflected in the depositary’s status lists relating to this treaty, and all other publicly available media relating to the treaty be updated to reflect this intention not to become a party.”