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19 January 2004

United Nations News Service

The United Nations Security Council today urged the world's countries to do more to halt the flow of the illicit small arms and light weapons, warning that they could end up in the hands of terrorist groups such as Al-Qaida. In a presidential statement read after an open debate on the issue, Ambassador Heraldo Muñoz of Chile, which holds the rotating presidency for January, acknowledged the right of countries to acquire arms for legitimate reasons of security and... (

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