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South Africa

3 March 1999

South African Press Assocation (SAPA)

Armscor has declined requests by private agencies in the United States, United Kingdom, Switzerland and Bulgaria to buy 100,000 surplus R1 rifles inherited from the former South African Defence Force, Defence Minister Joe Modise said on Wednesday. Replying to a question by James Selfe (DP), he said the rifles would soon be destroyed, together with other surplus stock, in terms of a decision by the National Conventional Arms Control... (

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