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Vatican becomes signatory of anti-corruption treaty

September 23, 2016

On September 19, the Vatican City State became a signatory of the United Nations Convention against Corruption, a 2003 anti-corruption treaty signed by 140 nations.

In adhering to the treaty, the Holy See “expressed two reservations and three interpretative declarations, which form an integral part of the instrument of accession,” according to the Holy See Press Office, which did not discuss the nature of the reservations.

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  • Posted by: Louise01 - Sep. 23, 2016 6:33 PM ET USA

    I don't trust any agreement with the United Nations