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Gobinet, Pierre. 2011 ‘Military Firearm Stocks and Surpluses - Bulgaria.’ Significant Surpluses: Weapons and Ammunition Stockpiles in South-east Europe; Special Report No. 13 (Table 2), p. 26. Geneva: Small Arms Survey, the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, and the Regional Approach to Stockpile Reduction / RASR. 1 December

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Military Firearm Stocks and Surpluses - Bulgaria

Table 2: Small arms and light weapons surplus stockpiles in RASR participating countries, 2011 (pieces)

Country: Total Stockpile - Needs - Declared Surplus in 2011

Bulgaria: 500,000 end of 2004 (38) - N/A - 46,577 small arms in 2008 (39)

Sources cited:

38) Faltas, Sami. 2008. 'Bulgaria and Romania: Quick Start, Ambiguous Progress.' In Aaron Karp, ed. The Politics of Destroying Surplus Small Arms. New York: Routledge (p. 87)

39) Cattaneo, Silvia and Sarah Parker. 2008. Implementing the United Nations Programme of Action on Small Arms and Light Weapons: National Reports Submitted by States from 2002 to 2008. Geneva: United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research (p. 78). http://www.unidir.org/pdf/ouvrages/pdf-1-92-9045-008-H-en.pdf

Note: The country case study sections in this Special Report provide detailed breakdowns of the above figures, if available. N/A = not available.

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