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16 January 2004

Neue Zürcher Zeitung (Switzerland)

A Swiss diplomat has been appointed to head a United Nations group working against the illegal trade in small arms and light weapons. The body's main aim is to curb the spread of small arms, which are responsible for one death per minute worldwide. Anton Thalmann, currently Swiss ambassador to Canada, was nominated for the post of president of the Group of Governmental Experts on Tracing Illicit Small Arms and Light Weapons on Thursday in New York. He was the only... (

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