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United States

9 June 2006

U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, Washington, DC

Illicit trade in small arms contributes to conflicts, lawlessness and instability in regions around the world. For that reason, the United States has provided more than $27 million to help various nations destroy surplus stockpiles of small arms and light weapons. It also offers regular technical assistance to countries seeking to produce stronger export/import controls on these weapons. The topics of illegal trafficking in arms, ineffective national controls and... (GunPolicy.org)

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