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Côte d'Ivoire,West Africa

22 June 2007

Shabelle Media Network (Mogadishu)

ABIDJAN, Côte d'Ivoire — Some 10 million small arms are circulating in the West African sub-region, according to Désiré Godefroy Adjoussou, chair of the Ivorian National Commission on the proliferation and illegal circulation of small arms. Speaking Wednesday at the opening of an ECOWAS forum on small arms circulation, Adjoussou blamed the problem on the many military coups in the sub-region, conflicts, porosity of borders, and ineffective arms control. It was... (

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