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13 October 2011

Sofia Echo (Bulgaria)

New rules to control exports of civilian-use firearms, such as sports and hunting weapons, were approved by the European Parliament on October 13 2011. These rules had already been informally agreed with the European Council, a media statement said. "The European Parliament wants to guarantee maximum safety, but also to ensure that hunters and sports shooters leaving the EU for a while do not have to go through unnecessary formalities," the statement said. The... (

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