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Somalia,United States

28 June 2009

Reuters

WASHINGTON — The US government has provided about 40 tonnes of weapons and ammunition to Somalia's embattled government in the past six weeks to help it fight Islamist insurgents, a senior US official said on Friday. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the United States spent less than $10 million on what he described as small arms and ammunition as well as on payments to other nations to train Somali government forces. While the State Department... (GunPolicy.org)

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