More than 250,000 members of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (FANB) have been deployed across the country to ensure security before, during and after the parliamentary elections next Sunday, December 6th. You will be responsible for guarding the polling stations. election material and the protection of the right to vote.
Announcements are also expected in the next few hours about the measures on Venezuela’s land borders, which opened just five days ago. After six months of closure due to prevention in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is traditional during Election Days that restrictions are placed on the passage and enhanced security in these areas.
Upon activation of this operation known as the Republic Plan, which took place on Tuesday, December 1, on Paseo Los Prceres in Caracas, the Attorney General of the Republic, Tareck William Saab; and Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lpez; the Minister for Internal Relations, Carmen Melndez; among other senior officials in the government of Nicols Maduro.
Our job is to protect people and we will do so with great pleasure. We will be present at more than 14,000 polling stations to ensure the safety of Venezuelans and, in turn, to take care of the voting material. () We will protect the electoral infrastructure, which cost the nation a lot after the terrorist attacks. The destruction that they inflicted on the National Electoral Council and which damaged all the machines, declared Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino Lpez.
The military chief believes that Venezuela, which is embroiled in a deep economic, political and social crisis, will use this electoral process to teach the world that we are solving problems in democracy with popular, transparent, free and verifiable elections. with international presence, all under the Constitution of the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela () It is a law that demonstrates the strength of the Venezuelan state, the articulation, coordination, the degree of mutual and inter-institutional cooperation.
The president of the electoral power in Venezuela, Indira Alfonzo, said that the FANB will be present throughout the national territory accompanied by the voters during this mission. It is more than a logistical activity, it is a human contingent that enables security and the certainty that Venezuelans can exercise their voting rights, “he mused.
He assured that this operation is already part of the electoral tradition known as the Republic Plan. However, he said it had a special meaning at this point, as it was a historical, social and political moment in Venezuela and was set in times of the pandemic that posed major challenges to ensure better democracy, the added Chief Rector of the unit added. funny.
He pointed out that men and women of the Venezuelan military institution have followed the electoral power throughout the electoral process for the 25th electoral process that has been going on in the country for 20 years.
108,622 agents from the country’s various security forces were also activated. The head of the operational strategic command of the Bolivarian National Armed Forces (Ceofanb) Remigio Ceballos said this Thursday, December 3, that the military personnel have received a training process and training in all strategic regions of integral defense (redi) that they are ready is to deal with any contingency or electoral crime. (Thiany Rodrguez Caracas)
Photo: FANB will be present in more than 14,000 polling stations to ensure the safety of Venezuelans and at the same time take care of the voting material.
Announcements are expected in the coming hours on the measures taken on Venezuela’s land borders in view of election day and strengthening security.
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