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United Nations

30 April 2007


JAKARTA — Parliamentarians around the world should press for urgent action on gun control, particularly in view of recent tragedies, the head of a global body representing lawmakers said on Monday. Anders Johnsson, secretary general of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, was speaking after the launch of a handbook aimed at guiding legislators in the area of gun control. "We are pushing parliamentarians to act on this," he said by telephone from the resort island of Bali... (

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