South-East European Surplus Arms
State Policies and Practices
This Issue Brief profiles the policies and procedures put in place by the South-East European countries operating within the RASR Initiative to address their surplus small arms and ammunition. The first section reviews the international and regional political frameworks for addressing surplus and then examines available policy options. The second section provides an overview of each country’s treatment of its national stockpiles with respect to surplus. The third section then focuses on these countries’ approach to weapons and ammunition seized and confiscated from civilians.
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