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Venezuela,United States

3 October 2006

Agence France Presse

MANAGUA — A top US general says there is growing regional concern that Venezuelan arms purchases could lead to a potentially unsettling spread of small arms and ammunition through the region. General John Craddock, the outgoing chief of the US Southern Command, said the Venezuelan military needed to be more transparent about its arms purchases. "What I have heard in the last few months is more concerns by more countries in the region with regard to transparency and... (

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