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Cuba. 2014 ‘Small Arms and Light Weapons of the Revolutionary Armed Forces Ministry.’ National Report of Cuba 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) and the International Tracing Instrument (ITI), p. 2. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Cuba to the United Nations. 30 April

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Armas Pequeñas y Ligeras propiedad del Ministerio de las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias

3. En Cuba, las armas pequeñas y ligeras, en su gran mayoría, son propiedad del Ministerio de las Fuerzas Armadas Revolucionarias (MINFAR) y el Ministerio del Interior (MININT) y son utilizadas en la defensa y seguridad nacional del país. Ambos ministerios disponen de los mecanismos necesarios para el riguroso y periódico control de estos medios y practican procedimientos para garantizar la seguridad de sus arsenales, lo que permite mantener un reducido nivel de hechos de pérdida o extravíos de las armas de fuego en su poder.

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Small Arms and Light Weapons of the Revolutionary Armed Forces Ministry

3. In Cuba, the vast majority of small arms and light weapons are owned by the Revolutionary Armed Forces Ministry (MINFAR) and the Ministry of the Interior (Interior Ministry) and are used for national defense and security. Both Ministries have put into place necessary mechanisms for the rigorous and regular control of the latter and carry out procedures to guarantee the security of their stocks, thus maintaining a low level for the loss or diversion of firearms in their possession.

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