Arms and Gun Control Discussed in Armenia

YEREVAN (Noyan Tapan)–Razmik Martirosian–chairman of the parliament standing Committee on Defense–National Security and Interior–held a Tuesday briefing on the bill "on arms" which was submitted for consideration by the National Assembly.

Martirosian noted that as was expected the bill has become a subject of debate. According to Martirosian–the bill aims at raising the role of the state in the matter of defense–regulate the arms turnover in state military structures–as well as establish societal gun control. The bill regulates handguns–cold steel and fire-arms.


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