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Eritrea. 2010 ‘Collection and Disposal.’ National Report of Eritrea 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 6, p. 5. New York, NY: Permanent Mission of Eritrea to the United Nations. 1 January

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Collection and Disposal

If any SALW is confiscated, seized or collected it will either be taken as state property or be destroyed, depending on circumstances.

Detonation is used to destroy UXOs, obsolete SALW, ammunitions, and other hazardous explosives. About 700 tons of such ordnance was obliterated during the past 12 years.

[SALW = small arms and light weapons]

ID: Q3735

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