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26 June 2006

Reuters

UNITED NATIONS — Anti-gun activists alarmed by a booming global trade in Kalashnikov assault rifles urged the United Nations on Monday to negotiate a new treaty regulating international transfers of such conventional arms. The Kalashnikov has become the world's most universal military weapon, with an estimated 70 million in use in countries ranging from Afghanistan, Britain, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Iraq to Mexico, Sierra Leone, the United States,... (GunPolicy.org)

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