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Solomon Islands. 2001 ‘Complete Disarmament.’ National Report of the Solomon Islands on its Implementation of the United Nations Program of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons In All Its Aspects (UNPoA). New York, NY: Permanent Mission of the Solomon Islands to the United Nations. 10 July

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Complete Disarmament

As the victim of a two-years long inter-ethnic crisis in which small arms were used, and unfortunately are still in circulation, my country attaches significant importance to the problem of small arms and light weapons.

Our immediate priority and challenge is to achieve a complete disarmament or surrender of the more than 500 weapons used during the unrest. Most of these weapons were stolen from police armories and some were made or reconstructed from World War II relics.

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