RA PRESIDENT MADE ALTERATIONS TO DECREE ON ANNOUNCEMENT OF STATE OF EMERGENCY
ArmInfo. Today, RA President Robert Kocharyan signed a decree on
making alterations to the decree from March 1, 2008.
As the presidential press service reports, according to the decree,
subpoint 4 of point 4 saying that "publications in Mass Media regarding
the state and internal political issues, may be carried out only
within the frames of the state bodies’ official information" is set
forth in the following way: "It is banned to publish or spread, via
Mass Media, an apparently false information or an information aimed at
destabilization of the situation, or calls concerning the state and
internal political issues, calls for participation in unauthorized
(illegal) events, as well as spread of such information and calls in
some other way".
Subpoint 5 of the same point of March 1 decree, that is, ban on
carrying out of a political agitation via leaflets or in other
forms, without permission of the relevant state bodies, has been
cancelled. Then decree takes effect from March 14.