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Papua New Guinea

26 June 2006

Post-Courier (Port Moresby)

More concerns are being expressed by soldiers over the Papua New Guinea Defence Force plans to destroy more than 3400 military weapons. The exercise will begin in Port Moresby today. A group of senior soldiers have expressed concern about the move saying it was aimed at disarming the PNGDF. The group has blamed Australian military advisers, accusing them of deliberately trying to weaken the firepower of the PNGDF. The soldiers spoke of "lack of consultation" on the... (

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