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30 July 2008

ISS Today / Institute for Security Studies (Tshwane / Pretoria), Web Page

Recently, the future of the United Nations (UN) process designed to coordinate global action against the illicit trade in small arms and light weapons was decided by a vote. This development was unexpected and unprecedented, as it ran contrary to the culture of consensus decision-making that has consistently characterised small arms and light weapons dealings within the UN environment. The vote was entirely due to the obstinacy of Iran, and has consequently resulted in... (GunPolicy.org)

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