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23 December 2009

Indian Express

Ending a four-year self-imposed ban, India has decided to resume supply of small arms to Nepal. The ban came into effect in February 2005 when then King Gyanendra sacked the democratically elected government. The decision to resume supplies — to begin with, only small arms will be supplied on "loan" — was taken at a meeting convened by the Home Ministry earlier this month. Incidentally, Nepalese Maoists oppose any move by Kathmandu to buy arms from... (

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