"UNDP’s representative, Mr. Chris Decker, said that the event was a significant result of the five year support that UNDP has been providing to the Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Kosovo Police in the field of small arms and light weapons control. “UNDP remains committed to further assist Kosovo stakeholders in the fight against armed violence”, said Mr. Decker.
Mr. Naim Rexha, Deputy Director of the Kosovo Police, said that Kosovo’s police is dedicated to increase public safety by confiscating weapons which are illegally found in the possession of citizens. “The weapons which are being destroyed are those which have been confiscated by the Kosovo Police during the investigation of various types of crime”, he said.
The public destruction event was implemented in accordance with the International Small Arms Control Standards (ISACS).”