WAR ON ARMS, LIGHT WEAPONS

The Star (Kenya) - - Counties -

The KNFP was set up in 2003 un­der the Nairobi Pro­to­col on Small Arms and Light Weapons. It is un­der the Of­fice of the Pres­i­dent and co­or­di­nates ac­tion against the pro­lif­er­a­tion of SALW. Ngu­lui said the pro­lif­er­a­tion of weapons re­sults from po­lit­i­cal in­sta­bil­ity in neigh­bour­ing So­ma­lia, South Su­dan and South­ern Ethiopia. The weapons will be de­stroyed this year, six years af­ter 20,000 il­licit weapons were burnt in pub­lic.

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