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Suecia,Dinamarca,Noruega

Scandinavian Airline Pilots Want to Remain Unarmed

6 September 2002

Agence France Presse

STOCKHOLM — Scandinavian airline pilots including those working for Nordic carrier SAS are opposed to carrying guns in the cockpit as an anti-terrorism measure, their representatives said on Friday. The statement by the Swedish and Danish pilots' associations was a reaction to the US Senate's overwhelming vote on Thursday giving airline pilots the right to carry firearms to do battle with would-be hijackers. "That may be America's chosen solution to security... (GunPolicy.org)

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Noruega

Demand for More Secure Storage of Home Guard Weapons

14 January 2002

Norway Post

The weapons of the Home Guard ought to be stored in central depots. This is the opinion of the Labour Party and the Socialist Left, following the triple murder at Geilo over the weekend, when the murderer used his Home Guard AG-3. While the other political parties want to maintain the present system, with the members of the Home Guard storing their guns at home, Labour wants the guns stored in central depots in each community. "I believe it would be better to keep... (GunPolicy.org)

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Noruega

More Rigorous Gun Laws

5 December 2001

Norway Post

The Police Directorate wants to make it more difficult to obtain permits to carry a gun. There are now too many hand guns around, according to the Directorate. In the Directorate's opinion, too many Norwegians own revolvers and pistols, compared with the activity of gun clubs, and fear that guns may be stolen. In order to purchase a hand gun, one has to be a member of a gun club, but there is no requirement that one has to be an active member. This may now be... (GunPolicy.org)

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Noruega,Sudáfrica

Norway to Destroy South Africa's Surplus Weapons

9 July 2001

Norway Post

Norway and South Africa will on Monday sign an agreement for the destruction of 85,000 handguns and close to 9 million rounds of ammunition from the African nation. These are confiscated arms, in addition to surplus weapons and ammunition belonging to the South African Police, according to the Norwegian Foreign Office. Norway and South Africa have also earlier cooperated on a similar project for the South African defence... (GunPolicy.org)

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Noruega,Naciones Unidas

Oslo Arms Talks End With 'Common Understanding'

14 July 1998

Reuters

OSLO — An international meeting of civil servants ended on Tuesday with a document hailed as "a step on the path" towards a crackdown on the global trade of small arms and light weapons. The two-page "agreement of common understanding" among the 21 participating countries sets out a series of measures to strengthen controls in the legal trade of small arms and prevent illicit transfers. "The great number of casualties and the extent of human suffering caused by the... (GunPolicy.org)

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Noruega

Small Arms Conference Drafts Plan for Combating Spread of Weapons

14 July 1998

Associated Press

OSLO, Norway — International control of military small arms must be tightened to stop the weapons from flowing into the hands of criminals and terrorists, a 21-nation congress said Tuesday. The closed-door congress did not make public its proposals for better controls, but called in a statement for preventing the illegal transfer of weapons left over from civil wars or Cold War-era stockpiles. "The uncontrolled used of these weapons causes untold human suffering,"... (GunPolicy.org)

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Noruega

Widespread Trade in Illegal Weapons Threatens Peace, Human Rights

13 July 1998

Associated Press

OSLO, Norway — Seeking to stem the spread of light weapons, representatives from 21 countries met today to create a global campaign to control the arms that fuel conflicts around the world. "The great human costs of the excessive accumulation and uncontrolled proliferation of small arms are the major reason for our common concern," Norwegian Deputy Foreign Minister Aslaug Haga said today as she opened the meeting. No one know how many light weapons there are in the... (GunPolicy.org)

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