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United Nations

5 November 2006

Radio Netherlands, Transcript

The international arms trade is big business. Each year, arms manufacturers produce enough bullets to kill every human on the planet twice. Those who profit most from the industry are also some of the world's most powerful — countries such as the United States, Great Britain, France, China and Russia. Together, they produce almost 90 percent of arms exports. Yet a lack of proper regulations means millions of weapons are ending in conflict zones or criminal hands... (

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