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12 January 2004

United Nations News Service

UNITED NATIONS — There has been "significant progress" in the global response to the unregulated flow of illicit small arms, according to a new report by Secretary General Kofi Annan, especially in strengthening national legislation and international law enforcement in tackling the spread of small arms, thus giving traffickers less room in which to operate. The report, released Friday, examines the progress in implementing recommendations Annan made in 2002 on how... (

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