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Papua New Guinea,Australia

27 June 2006

Post-Courier (Port Moresby)

The Papua New Guinea Defence Force (PNGDF) will dispose of more than 3000 military weapons at sea in a bid to standardise its arsenal. The force will ensure it complied with international small-arms conventions and keep the weapons out of reach of troublemakers who could disrupt next year's general elections. Army commander Commodore Peter Ilau denied any sinister motive behind the move, saying the decision to decommission the weapons was made by a PNGDF small-arms... (

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