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Hanoi (VNA) - Preparations for the May 23 general
elections have so far been basically completed in a thorough, comprehensive and
synchronous manner, said Chief of the Office of the Ministry of Public Security
Lieut Gen To An Xo.
He made the statement in an interview recently granted to the
Vietnam News Agency about security and order protection for the upcoming
election of deputies to the 15th National Assembly and People’s
Councils at all levels.
He said since July 2020, the Public Security Central Party
Committee has made ensuring absolute safety and order for the elections the key
political task of the entire political security forces.
Public security forces nationwide have kept close monitoring
of the process of election preparation and organisation work, prevented issues
related to security and social order, deterred and defeated plots and acts that
could violate national security and sabotage the election.
In the next few days, the entire forces will be put on the
highest alert to ensure absolute security and safety of the elections in any circumstance,
In order to fulfill the task, they will continue monitoring and
making accurate forecast on the situation in each area and each constituency,
preventing and foiling every plot sabotaging the election.
Additionally, they will maintain other regular tasks as well
as actively work in the frontline in the fight against COVID-19 pandemic, Xo