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1 October 2008

Daily Trust (Abuja) / NAN

Nigeria yesterday in New York called for a legally binding global instrument to stem the proliferation of small arms in Africa. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chief Ojo Maduekwe, made the call while delivering Nigeria 's statement at the 63rd session of the UN General Assembly. Maduekwe said that the legal moves became necessary due to the devastating impact of illicit trade in small arms and light weapons which fuel civil wars and insurgencies in some African... (

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