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Japan,United Nations

9 September 2002

Kyodo News

GENEVA — Japan has drafted a U.N. resolution urging the world body to address the issue of the illicit global trade in small arms that critics say are responsible for hundreds of thousands of deaths each year. A draft of the resolution, made available to Kyodo News on Friday, calls on the U.N. General Assembly to convene a conference of states in July or September next year to address the matter. The United Nations adopted an action program in July last year calling... (GunPolicy.org)

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