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19 June 2007

Khaleej Times (Dubai) / Agence France Presse

LONDON — Britain's International Development Secretary Hilary Benn on Tuesday called on world leaders to make a priorty the concluding of a treaty regulating the trade of weapons. Writing a comment piece in The Guardian daily, Benn said that there "is an opportunity — for the first time — for a global deal to control the movement of small arms, such as AK-47s and anti-aircraft rocket launchers, as well as heavier weapons like battle tanks." Benn wrote that "the... (

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