A U.S. statement said also that it would not seek to replace stocks of finished weapons. The announcement came during a conference in Mozambique to the Ottawa Convention, the UN Convention to Ban Landmines. The White House says it is moving towards the signing of the agreement.
The United States says it will not produce or buy any landmines, anti-personnel mines. They say he should ban the use of landmines on the spot, is committed to the target date for accession to the United Nations treaties and the destruction of its current stockpile.
The United States was actively seek solutions that ultimately allow the United States to accede to the Ottawa Convention, but did not say when that might happen.
She said a spokeswoman for the United States provided more than U.S. $ 2.3bn in aid since 1993 in more than 91 countries for the destruction of conventional weapons.