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12 March 2006

Kyodo News / Japan Economic Newswire

LONDON — Campaigners called on Japan on Monday to lead efforts to toughen up the international code on the export of small arms. The London-based International Action Network on Small Arms wants the rules to be made more explicit in order to deter exports to countries where human rights abuses exist. It will call on members of the United Nations in June to strengthen the existing code and wants Japan to take more of a lead in discussions. IANSA estimates that more... (

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