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Arseniy Yatsenyuk views necessary the complete mobilization of the entire law enforcement system aimed at prevention of any disruption of the electoral process
23.10.2014 | 17:07
Information and Communication Department of the Secretariat of the CMU

Prime Minister of Ukraine Arseniy Yatsenyuk appealed to the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, the Security Service, the National Guard of Ukraine, the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine with a demand to use all forces and tools to ensure the protection of public order during the polling process. He announced during a teleconference dedicated to preparing and holding of snap Parliamentary elections in Ukraine.

The Head of Government stressed four months ago Ukraine had had the democratic, fair and transparent elections of the President of Ukraine, “It is difficult to conduct the elections in the country, which suffers from the military aggression of the Russian Federation. It is clear that attempts to destabilize the situation will continue and will be provoked by the Russian side. They failed to do this during the presidential race, although such attempts were repeated, however, they haven’t forgone their plans”.

With the view to this fact, Arseniy Yatsenyuk emphasized the need to guarantee security of the entire electoral process all over Ukraine and in the territories adjacent to the ATO zones.

A special attention to particular gatherings, cities with the likelihood of whether terrorist attacks or attacks that disrupt the electoral process,” he added.

The PM addressed the Ministry of Internal Affairs of Ukraine, the Security Service, the National Guard of Ukraine, the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine “to apply all the forces and all the tools to ensure the public order”, “full coordination of all law enforcement agencies, in order to assure each person who goes to vote, or each person being a member of the electoral commission of the fact their lives aren’t exposed to danger and their lives are protected by the Ukrainian law enforcement agents.

“Complete mobilization of the entire law enforcement system aimed at prevention of any disruption of the electoral process and any attempts to commit terrorist acts during the polling process,” Arseniy Yatsenyuk stressed.

He accentuated regarding the territories adjacent to the ATO area that protection and control over the security situation should be performed by the active officers, personnel of the Ministry of Interior, the National Guard, other military units, which by law are obliged to perform their function to ensure the security of citizens.

“Any attempts to destabilize the situation must receive a strict response within the limits of the legislation. Whoever just thinks illegally, with holding weapon, about a possibility to disrupt the electoral process, ought to be detained and prosecuted. Any choice cannot be made as a target of a gun, any choice is made in the ballot sheet and through manifestation of the free will,” the Head of Government highlighted.

 

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