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Dominican Republic. 2008 ‘Destruction of Firearms (Destrucción de armas).’ National Report of the Dominican Republic 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); Chapter A, VII-2, p. 21. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of the Dominican Republic to the United Nations. 1 June

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Destrucción de armas

Las destrucciones de armas de fuego se realizan en forma pública y con invitación a diferentes autoridades nacionales y medios de comunicación nacionales e internacionales, a los efectos de brindar la más amplia difusión y que la noticia sea recogida por todas las agencias, organismos y organizaciones y público en general…

El 19 de diciembre del 2006, se realizó la primera destrucción de armas de fuego en público, en los hornos de Los Astilleros Navales de la Marina de Guerra, organizado por la Secretaría de Estado de Interior y Policía con el apoyo de las Fuerzas Armadas. El evento tuvo la cobertura de toda la prensa nacional, donde fueron destruidas 3,348 armas.

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Destruction of Firearms

Destruction of firearms is made public with an invitation to various national authorities as well as national and international media agencies, with the purpose of providing the widest possible broadcast, also that the news is gathered by all agencies, organizations and the general public…

On December 19, 2006, we performed the first public destruction of firearms in the ovens of the Navy shipyards, organized by the Ministry of the Interior and Police with the support of the Armed Forces. The event was covered by the entire national press, where 3,348 weapons were destroyed.

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