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Paraguay. 2006 ‘Destruction of Weapons (Destrucción de las Armas).’ National Report of Paraguay 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, V-2, p. 21. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Paraguay to the United Nations. 1 June

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Destrucción de las Armas

El Departamento para Asuntos de Desarme (DAD), a través de UN-LiREC, ha procedido a la destrucción de una importante cantidad de armas de fuego, municiones y explosivos. En una primera etapa, realizada en setiembre de 2003, fueron destruidas 2,615 armas de fuego y 86,926 kilogramos de granadas y municiones pequeñas. En la segunda etapa, mayo-junio del año 2005, fueron destruidos 114,724 unidades de granadas y proyectiles de diferentes calibres, totalizando una cantidad de 96,012,11 kilogramos.

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Destruction of Weapons

Through UN-LiREC, the Department of Disarmament Affairs (DAD) has proceeded to destroy a significant quantity of firearms, ammunition and explosives. In the first stage, which was undertaken in September 2003, 2,615 firearms and 86,926 kilograms of grenades and small ammunition were destroyed. In the second phase, from May to June 2005, 114,724 units of grenades and bullets of various calibres were destroyed, totalling an amount of 96,012,11 kilograms.

[UN-LiREC = United Nations Regional Centre for the Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and the Caribbean]

ID: Q9606

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