treaty


treaty
01. Native people are simply asking the government to respect the [treaties] they signed with them a hundred years ago.
02. The peace [treaty] calls for the guerrillas to turn in their weapons, in return for complete amnesty.
03. The [treaty] on global warming signed in Brazil requires countries to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by the year 2000.
04. The [treaty] signed by the native people of the region guarantees them fishing rights in the river.
05. Many native bands in our country have never signed [treaties] giving ownership of their land to the federal government.
06. According to the conditions of the [treaty], the government must consult the native people of the region regarding all resource extraction.
07. American Indian chief Sitting Bull once observed, "What [treaty] have the Sioux made with the white man that we have broken? Not one. What [treaty] have the white man ever made with us that they have kept? Not one."
08. The Americans under George W. Bush have withdrawn from a number of international [treaties] governing everything from trade to defense.
09. The President has accused his counterpart of violating the [treaty] negotiated in Paris in 1979.
10. The final test for the [treaty] will be a referendum to be held in the spring.
11. A [treaty] to reduce non-nuclear weapons is said to be on the table for next year's meeting of the two superpowers.
12. In 1978, a new [treaty] provided for the gradual take-over of the Panama Canal by the Panamanian government.
13. Egypt was the first Arab country to sign a peace [treaty] with Israel.
14. In 1947, Italy signed a [treaty] giving up all its claims to Libya.
15. Former Vice-President Al Gore was so convinced humans are warming the planet that he advocated an international [treaty] which would commit America to drastically reducing emissions from oil, gas and coal.
16. In 1778, France and America signed [treaties] allowing the United States to conquer Canada and Bermuda.
17. Restrictions on tobacco advertising and sponsorship are key parts of a global [treaty] being organized by the World Health Organization to reduce smoking.

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