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Serbia,Montenegro

Serbs Admonished to Celebrate New Year Without Firing Guns

28 December 2005

Canadian Press / AP

BELGRADE, Serbia-Montenegro — Police, sports clubs and even the United Nations have a message to Serbs celebrating the New Year: "Don't shoot!" Worried about the risk to life and limb from celebratory gunfire, the UN Development Program in the Balkan republic, as well as several sports clubs and the police have launched a campaign warning residents to refrain from the annual tradition of firing guns into the night sky as a way to celebrate the holiday.... (GunPolicy.org)

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Montenegro

Montenegro Citizens Well Armed

31 October 2005

FoNet / Radio B92

PODGORICA — According to statistics gathered by the Montenegrin police, Montenegrin citizens own 100,000 legally registered firearms. The Montenegrin Internal Affairs Minister, in cooperation with the Podgorica United Nations Office Development Program, will propose a new national strategy for the control of small calibre fire arms and weapons. A National Gun Control Commission will also be formed because of the dangers of illegal arms trading, according to Radio... (GunPolicy.org)

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Serbia,Montenegro

Sale of Surplus Weapons

18 February 2005

SEESAC (Belgrade) / VIP - Defence and Security

Surplus weapons withdrawn from Army of Serbia and Montenegro (VSCG) units under the reorganization at tactical level have been stored in the warehouses of the 608th Rear Base. That unit's commander Colonel Dragomir Krstovic and acting chief of the Technical Supplies Department Land Forces Lieutenant Colonel Zarko Zagorac told Vojska weekly on February 10 that 202 T-55 main battle tanks, over 2,500 20 mm anti-aircraft guns, over 750 outdated artillery pieces, 203 90 mm... (GunPolicy.org)

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Montenegro

Concealed Weapons Banned in Montenegro

1 August 2004

OneWorld.net website (UK)

Starting Friday, July 30, carrying concealed weapons in public spaces is forbidden in Montenegro. According to the changes in the Law on Small Arms, and reiterated by the Ministry of the Interior, carrying concealed weapons in public places is a criminal offence and will be sanctioned with prison sentence. The Law provides a legal deadline of six months for all interested citizens to legalize the arms they posses. In addition, the Law provides one year period to... (GunPolicy.org)

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