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21 August 2007

Agencia de Informacao de Mocambique (Maputo)

MAPUTO — There is under way in Maputo a four day seminar on "Small Arms and Light Weapons" that seeks to address the problem of illicit fire weapons proliferation in Mozambique and in the South African sub-region. There is huge number of illegal arms still circulating across the country, a legacy of Mozambique's 16-year civil war that ended in 1992. Speaking during the opening ceremony, permanent secretary of the Defense Ministry, Tiofilo Joao, stressed the... (

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