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15 January 2003

Guardian (UK)

Arms trafficking should be put under tighter control to prevent conflict in Africa and violence in British cities, Clare Short, the international development secretary, urged yesterday. The availability of guns threatens both poorer nations and the industrialised west, Ms Short told delegates from 60 weapons-producing states at a London conference. Warning of a "new world disorder", she called for a consensus under the auspices of the UN to limit exports of guns and... (

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