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Kenya,East Africa

20 July 2007

African Press Agency

Harmonizing laws across East Africa and the Great Lakes region will enable governments to better fight the spread of small arms and light weapons, a regional workshop resolved on Friday. In a communiqué issued in Nairobi, the Regional Center on Small Arms (RECSA) said the harmonization of laws would stem what it termed as "astronomical proliferation" of light weapons such as assault riffles and pistols in the region. At the opening of the RECSA workshop on... (

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