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Eritrea. 2014 ‘Marking and Record Keeping.’ National Report of Eritrea 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); Section 7, p. 5. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Eritrea to the United Nations. 1 January
Section 7: Marking and Record Keeping
17. Does your country enforce measures to prevent the manufacture, stockpiling, transfer and possession of any unmarked or inadequately marked SALW? YES
18. Does your country take measures to ensure that all SALW in the possession of government armed and security forces for their own use are duly marked? YES
18.1. Describe the markings that are applied to government-held stocks.
Arms under the control of the state were captured from enemy during the struggle for independence and the 1998-2000 war. The arms have different marking system due to different manufacturers. These marks have been cautiously registered and recorded in the National Staff of Ordinance.
20. Does your country have standards and procedures related to keeping of records for all marked SALW in its territory? YES
[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapon]
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