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Norway,European Union

13 October 2011

EuroNews (France)

The European Parliament has approved new rules to control the cross-border movement of civilian firearms such as sports and hunting weapons. The thinking behind the new export procedure is to keep track of weapons by introducing more transparency, and to fight illegal trafficking. MEP Salvatore Iacolina from the European People's Party said: "What happened in Norway should not happen again. With these new rules we guarantee the simplification of the procedures,... (GunPolicy.org)

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