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Arms trade: Viktor Bout’s case no time to celebrate

Arms traffickers can too easily navigate the patchwork of national arms regulations, fuelling conflict while avoiding arrest and extradition, because countries have been too weak or reluctant to pass an international arms trade treaty, says international agency Oxfam.

Conflict, disasters and emergencies are frequent, but their devastating impact on ordinary people can often be avoided.

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