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“Buy­ing ivory is buy­ing bul­lets (to kill ele­phants) ... Ivory smug­gling and the ivory trade dam­age China’s im­age.” For­mer NBA star also a po­lit­i­cal ad­viser, urged the Chi­nese govern­ment to do more to stop the trade in il­le­gal ivory on Wed­nes­day, Xin­hua News Agency re­ported. Yao called for a to­tal ban on all do­mes­tic trade in ivory and ivory prod­ucts and an end to im­ports.

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