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Holtom, Paul. 2008 ‘Ukrainian Exports of Small Arms and Light Weapons, 2004-2007.’ SIPRI Background Paper, p. 3. Oslo: Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. 1 October

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Ukrainian SALW transfers to Africa, 2004–2007 [See Tables 1 & 2]

Ukraine has made significant efforts to become a more responsible arms exporter. However, some of the recipients of Ukrainian SALW exports pose concerns with regard to the potential for diversion or for a threat to peace within the recipient's subregion or state.

For example, of the six African states that were listed by the Ukrainian Export Control Service reports as recipients of Ukrainian SALW exports for the years 2004-2007 -- Algeria, Chad, Equatorial Guinea, Kenya, Libya and Uganda -- three are potentially destinations of concern. [Chad, Kenya, Libya]

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