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20 April 1998

Times (UK)

A transatalantic row is brewing over US guns exported to Britain and Europe. American officials fear these are then re-exported and end up in war zones or being used by organised crime. The State Department was reported yesterday to be on the verge of revoking all outstanding licences for firearms exports to Britain. About 250 licences for more than 14,000 handguns were said to be involved, according to a report from the US Embassy in London. Clinton Administration... (

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