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400 soldiers deployed to guard summit

AROUND 400 Slovak Army servicemen will assist the police during the Bush-Putin visit to Bratislava, the SITA news agency reported.

The interior and defence ministries agreed to deploy the soldiers for the summit in addition to more than 5,000 police and other security officers.

The armed forces will also provide armoured transporters and other vehicles to ensure security.

A military chemical laboratory will be monitoring the air in the capital during the visit.

Soldiers coming to Bratislava from other parts of the country for the summit will be accommodated in barracks in the capital.

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