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01 June 2020, 14:47

Belarus' Ministry of Internal Affairs pledges to ensure security during electoral period

MINSK, 1 June (BelTA) - The Ministry of Internal Affairs has the necessary tools to ensure security during the period ahead of the presidential election, Belarus' First Deputy Minister of Internal Affairs Gennady Kazakevich said in an interview with the Belarus 1 TV channel, BelTA has learned.

“We see that the situation is seriously heating up. We are not talking about one-off violations of public order or electoral legislation. Often we see planned, prepared actions,” Gennady Kazakevich said.

According to him, the chairpersons of the election commissions, who held the parliamentary elections, started receiving threats. Commissions for the current election have not yet been set up but threats are coming against people and their families. In this regard, I want to state that the Ministry of Internal Affairs has enough capabilities to neutralize such threats as effectively as possible,” Gennady Kazakevich noted.

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