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Bulgaria. 2016 ‘Destruction.’ National Report of Bulgaria 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); Section 5, p. 5. New York NY: Permanent Mission of Bulgaria to the United Nations. 31 March

Relevant contents

Section 5: Stockpile and Management

Actions taken during the reporting period

9.4. During the reporting period, has your country destroyed surplus stocks? YES

9.4.1. How many SALW were destroyed?

As per information provided by the Ministry of Defence in 2014 and 2015 the destroyed SALW were, as follows: ­

- Revolvers and self­loaded pistols ­ 85 pcs in 2014 and 409 pcs. in 2015;
- Rifles and carabines ­62 pcs in 2014 and 1,023 pcs. in 2015;­
- Assault rifles ­392 pcs in 2014 ­ Light mashine guns ­17 pcs. in 2014;
- Heavy machine guns ­ 34 pcs. 2014 and 1 pc. in 2015…

TOTAL destroyed:

2015: 1,450*
2014: 573*

Note:
*Totals calculated by GunPolicy.org

[SALW = Small Arms and Light Weapons; PCS = Pieces]

ID: Q12604

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