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South Africa

27 February 1999

Pan-African News Agency

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — The South African Government has decided to destroy all surplus small arms rather than sell them. This was announced on Thursday by the Chairperson of the National Conventional Arms Control Committee (NCACC), Prof. Kader Asmal. It followed a meeting of the NCACC, at which government ministers expressed grave concern about the proliferation of small arms which is having a devastating effect on the socio-economic development and... (

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