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Indonesia. 2005 ‘Arms Smuggling.’ National Report of Indonesia on its Implementation of the United Nations Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (UNPoA), pp. 4-5. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Indonesia to the United Nations. 1 July
Countries in Southeast Asia have given the issue of illicit SALW a high priority due to the gravity of the problem. However, recognizing the nature of each nation's problem and its approach, the issue of preventing illicit trade of SALW is placed in a broader context under the rubric of transnational crimes…
As is well known, Indonesia has extensive sea borders and located at the juncture of Pacific and Indian Oceans. This has rendered the task of patrolling and monitoring illicit trafficking in small arms and light weapons infinitely more difficult. Further compounding the situation has been the lack of adequate financial resources in stemming this menace to national security.