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23 April 2003

Reuters

OSLO — The world must do more to curb illicit trade in small arms that have become "de facto weapons of mass destruction," killing hundreds of thousands of people a year, a disarmament expert said on Wednesday. Kuniko Inoguchi, Japan's ambassador to the Geneva-based Conference on Disarmament, said that despite the high death toll, the illicit trade was getting less attention than the alleged chemical and biological arms that were President Bush's main reason for... (GunPolicy.org)

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