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5 July 2007

US Department of State, Media release

U.S. assistance programs have destroyed more than one million weapons worldwide. To celebrate the event, the United States and six other countries will observe Small Arms Destruction Day on July 9 by helping countries on four continents destroy a symbolic "millionth weapon." These events demonstrate the United States' ongoing commitment to assisting countries recovering from conflict and to taking practical steps to implement the "UN Program of Action to Prevent,... (

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