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20 August 2001

Reuters Business

MAPUTO — Mozambique is grappling with a proliferation of small arms from its 16-year civil war as it prepares to host an international weapons reduction conference, the Christian Council of Mozambique (CCM) said on Monday. The conference will be held in the Mozambique capital Maputo from August 29-31. "We will be showing the results of our work of transforming arms into ploughshares that started in 1995," CCM national co-ordinator Forqilha Albino told... (

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