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Capie, David. 2002 ‘ASEAN country studies: Lao People's Democratic Republic.’ Small Arms Production and Transfers in South East Asia (146), pp. 47-48. Canberra: Strategic and Defence Studies Centre, Australian National University. 1 January
Lao People's Democratic Republic
Frequent visitors report seeing far fewer weapons in public than five years ago, even in out-lying districts beyond effective government control….
The Lao PDR does not produce its own small arms or ammunition…
There are very low levels of gun-related crime in the country.