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United Nations

8 October 2008

Press Association (UK)

The arms trade is "out of control" and is destroying global attempts to tackle poverty, according to a new report. International aid agency Oxfam said many developing countries will not reach their fundamental targets for human advancement because of "irresponsible" arms dealing. Its report, Shooting Down The Millennium Development Goals, said weapons trading had damaging consequences far beyond the immediate effects of stoking conflict. The charity said some... (

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