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Gun Policy News, 25 June 2011


25 June 2011 (Ukraine)

State-run companies that are part of the Ukroboronprom Concern will destroy ammunition and weapons worth EUR 30 million under the Partnership for Peace program. The ammunition will be scrapped in the execution of an agreement between Ukrainian Cabinet of Ministers and the NATO Maintenance and Supply Agency (NAMSA). The government's resolution No 533-r ordering the signing of this agreement dated May 16 was posted on the Ukrainian parliament's Web site on... (

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25 June 2011

Egyptian Gazette (Cairo)

CAIRO - More than 15 firearms, including eight automatic rifles, seven handguns and 200 bullets, were handed in to Cairo police on the first day of Egypt's two-month weapons amnesty which ends next month, an Interior Ministry official said. The national amnesty, the first since the January 25 revolution and in part prompted by fears of a growing firearms culture, began on June 1 and runs until the end of July 31. It has netted 15 weapons and 200 bullets across Cairo,... (

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25 June 2011

Angola Press Agency (Luanda)

[Translated summary: Fourteen firearms of various calibres were voluntarily surrendered to the police by population of the province of Cunene]. ONDJIVA, Angola - Quatorze armes de divers calibres ont été volontairement remises à la police la semaine dernière par population dans la province de Cunene. Il s'agit de 14 armes de type AKM, cinq chargeurs, un obus de mortier de 60mm et 448 cartouches diverses. La semaine antérieure, la population de Cunene avait... (

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