Arms Bearer

Arms Bearer

 

a Russian official of the 16th and 17th centuries.

The arms bearer was in charge of the tsar’s weapons store. In the 17th century he headed the Weapons Prikaz (office) and directed the manufacture, storage, and purchase of weapons. Boyars or okol’nichie (nobles ranking below the boyars) held the post.

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The defence minister also called upon arms bearers and the "outlaws" to join the peace process in order to participate in Sudan's development.
In this regard, we renew our full amnesty for arms bearers who honestly wish to participate in the dialogue.
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Bashir also directed his words to the rebel groups saying government posts will no longer be given to arms bearers, stressing they will decisively confront the rebels.
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We and arms bearers are not far from the guidelines of the national dialogue," he stressed.
He stressed that the contacts with arms bearers would continue in order to convince them to participate in the dialogue.