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Côte d'Ivoire

18 May 2006

Inter Press Service News Agency

ABIDJAN — Efforts to identify potential voters and disarm combatants are expected to begin Thursday in strife-torn Côte d'Ivoire, in preparation for elections that must take place by the end of October. However, the guns held by rebels and fighters that support the government aren't the only weapons giving cause for concern. There is also alarm about the spread of illegal small arms in this West African country. "The proliferation of light weapons has reached... (GunPolicy.org)

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