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24 July 2007

Islamic Republic News Agency

TEHRAN — President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Tuesday presented a bill to Majlis calling for longer prison term sentence for those found guilty of possessing or smuggling firearms. The president said in the introduction of the bill that his call for severe punishment for firearms smuggling aims to prevent the crime which is on the rise owing to the security fallout in the eastern and western neighboring states of Afghanistan and Iraq. He said that availability of... (

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