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July 1 2011

Russian Border Service fulfills its main task in Armenia - general

July 01, 2011 | 13:41


YEREVAN. - The main task of Border Service of Russian Federal Security
Service in Armenia - secure protection of state border, prevention of
violations of state border, and illegal transfer of property - was
completely fulfilled in the first six months of 2011, head of Russian
border guard troops in Armenia, Lieutenant-General Viktor Vlasov
stated at a meeting, summing up the results of the recent 6 months.

According to Vlasov, over 150 people were detained in an attempt to
cross the border illegally, 60 units of cold steel, smuggled goods to
a total sum of RUR 100,000 were seized, ITAR-TASS reports.

Border Service of Russian Federal Security Service in Armenia includes
four border detachments, particularly in Gyumri, Armavir, Artashat and
Meghri, as well as a separate checkpoint at Yerevan `Zvartnots'
International airport




From: A. Papazian