Regnum, Russia
28 Sep 06


SECURITY TIGHTENED IN ARMENIA AHEAD OF FRENCH LEADER'S VISIT

29 September: Officers of the Armenian police and National Security
Service are taking security measures in Yerevan because of French
President Jacques Chirac's official visit to Armenia.

In particular, control has been tightened on roads, patrol police
officers have been put on alert, and water, sewage and cable manholes
are being welded, our Regnum correspondent reports.

[Passage omitted: reported agenda of the visit]

[Chirac is expected to arrive in Yerevan on 29 September]